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Religious freedom: a fundamental clarification. Stefano Fontana

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Most Rev. Athanasius Schneider makes an important clarification about the way to understand religious freedom in his recently published book “Christus vincit” (Fede & Cultura, Verona 2020).  The Council Declaration Dignitatis humanae sustains that the right to choose a religion has its foundation in the very nature of the human person (cf. ns. 2 and 4). This right would apply to […]

Pope’s message for peace 2021, some positive aspects. Stefano Fontana

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The ecclesial documents during this pontificate stand out for their prevailing horizontal nature. Religious references tend to diminish, social and political considerations to increase. Is the Church speaking more and more about man and less and less about God? This is the general impression: the Church shows that it has the “anthropological question” very much at heart. However, without including […]

The Green Madness tries to destroy the Netherlands. By Hugo Bos

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We are publishing the article written by Hugo Bos, “The Green Madness Trying to Destroy the Netherlands”. This article highlights the data of the ecologist ideology in Holland. It is an extract from the XII Report on the Social Doctrine of the Church of the Observatory Cardinal Van Thuân recently published by Edizioni Cantagalli, Siena (Euro 16.00). Please note that […]

FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS 2020

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN  ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS 2020 “GLORY TO GOD ON HIGH AND PEACE ON EARTH TO ALL MEN OF GOOD WILL ”   Throughout the month of December, the month of Advent and Holy Christmas, we invite all those who keep abreast of our Observatory’s activities to make a donation in order to support our project. In years past, the […]

FRANCIS’ CHANGES IN THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH. Let’s begin a discussion. Stefano Fontana

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Many are those who ponder whether or not there is any continuity between the Social Doctrine of the Church taught by Pope Francis and that taught up until Bendict XVI. Are Laudato si’ and Fratelli tutti (but also the Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium) in line with Centesimus annus and Caritas in veritate? The propensity prevailing among commentators is to think there […]

Environmentalism and Globalism, the most dangerous Ideologies. Stefano Fontana

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Environmentalism and globalism, according to the XII Report of the Observatory Cardinal Van Thuân just published by Cantagalli (Siena, pgs. 256, Euro 16), are the two most dangerous ideologies at this moment in time, all the more so because they are converging like the claws of a relentless vice and are part of a unique and worldwide political plan. Perhaps […]

AGAINST GLOBALIST ECOLOGISM. THE XII REPORT OF THE OBSERVATORY CARDINAL VAN THUÂN

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AGAINST GLOBALIST ECOLOGISM   THE XII REPORT OF THE OBSERVATORY CARDINAL VAN THUÂN   To purchase a copy write to:  info@vanthuanobservatory.org Report published only in Italian   What the Report says There are so many lies being spread  about the ecology. Fresh off the Cantagalli presses, the XII Report of the Observatory Cardinal Van Thuân exposes the lies of the […]

THE TRANSFORMATION OF CATHOLIC MORAL THEOLOGY UNDERWAY. THE COMMENCEMENT. Article 3. By Stefano Fontana

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THE TRANSFORMATION OF CATHOLIC MORAL THEOLOGY UNDERWAY THE COMMENCEMENT Article 3 Stefano Fontana   The issue of commencement involves clarifying what a discipline may be founded on, what may be its origin, and from whence it may have begun. This is the basic issue, since “a small mistake at the beginning becomes a huge mistake at the conclusion”[1]. In the […]

Hurrah for Biden the Catholic: now the Church accepts abortion. By Stefano Fontana

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(Source:newdailycompass.com) The American elections have made it clear that the Catholic Church now accepts abortion, considers it normal for a Catholic politician to include it in their agenda and believes that the position for or against life is no longer a criterion for evaluating behaviour, including political behaviour. Abortion is no longer an issue for the Catholic Church. Today, we […]