Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Hutzpah

Sometimes this Pope just leaves PopeWatch speechless:   The upcoming feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, offered Pope Francis the opportunity to express his “special closeness and affection to all the Catholics in China, who, among daily labours and

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: China

The Vatican sell out to the Chinese communists continues on its predictable way.  Sandro Magister gives us the latest:   The Chinese regime is also applying its agreement with the Holy See this way. With the bulldozer that under police

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: China

Craven appeasement reaps its usual reward of scorn:   Despite entering into a controversial, lopsided agreement with the Vatican last September in which China gained greater control over the Chinese Catholic Church, President Xi Jinping will evidently snub the Holy

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: BitterWinter

The aptly name online magazine BitterWitter is a good source for the ongoing persecution of Catholics in Red China:   Some in China believe that the tentative deal between the Vatican and Beijing has given the CCP more license to

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Evil Clowns

Occasionally, even the minions of a Communist tyranny speak the truth:   A Jesuit who worked in China for 25 years as a publisher, had an entire print run of books seized and shredded last week because the books contained

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Donald R. McClarey

Communists Act Like Communists

  Apparently all the boot licking that Pope Francis has been doing to the Chinese Communist regime has produced the usual predictable results of appeasement:   Beijing, China, Oct 26, 2018 / 02:40 pm (CNA).- As part of an ongoing

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Mosher

Few people in the West know more about Communist China than Steven W. Mosher.  Here are some of his thoughts about the Vatican sellout agreement in regard to the Chinese government: Here the suggestion is that “clandestinity”—hiding from the Communist

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Letter to Chinese Catholics

Pope Francis has written a letter in which he explains his sellout to agreement with the Communist Chinese government: MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE CATHOLICS OF CHINA AND TO THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH   “Eternal is his merciful

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Archbishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo on the China Deal

Our old friend Archbishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo is sounding off on the China Deal:   Critics of the long-waited agreement between China and the Vatican on the appointment of bishop are merely a “loud minority,” a Vatican bishop said Friday.

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