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Vatican warning: Germany's ‘Synodal Way’ poses ‘threat to the unity of the Church’

Jul 21, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The Vatican has issued another warning of a new schism from Germany coming out of the “Synodal Way”. Read more

The ‘Synodal Way’ began Dec. 1, 2019.

'Is a new Reformation dawning in Germany?' Initiative writes to bishops around the world

Feb 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

As the opening assembly of the Synodal Way is taking place in Germany, the “New Beginning” initiative has warned of... Read more

St. Irenaeus depicted in the apse of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

How St. Irenaeus helped save the early Church from schism

Jan 24, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has proclaimed the saint a Doctor of the Church. Read more

The statue of St. Peter holding the keys, outside St. Peter's Basilica.

Schismatic sect in Italy incurs excommunication

Jun 6, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

An Italian sect centered on the worship of an alleged apparition of the Child Jesus which is gathered around the... Read more

St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in St. Louis, Missouri.

St. Louis archdiocese, breakaway parish end legal fight

Feb 20, 2013

The Archdiocese of St. Louis and a breakaway Polish-American church have ended a decade-long legal dispute that has led to... Read more


Leaked SSPX letters reveal internal discord over Vatican negotiations

May 14, 2012

Recently leaked documents reveal the correspondence between four bishops of the Society of St. Pius X, which show disagreement over... Read more