You are here: HomeNews2024 07 06Article 1957643

General News of Saturday, 6 July 2024


Source: BBC

Pope Francis critic excommunicated by the Vatican

Carlo Maria Vigano Carlo Maria Vigano

The Vatican has excommunicated Italian Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a vocal critic of Pope Francis, for schism.

Vigano, 83, has long opposed the Pope, accusing him of heresy and criticizing his views on immigration, climate change, and LGBTQ+ issues.

He served as the papal envoy to Washington from 2011 to 2016 and went into hiding in 2018 after alleging the Pope covered up sexual abuse, a claim the Vatican denied.

Vigano, linked with US conspiracy theorists, has rejected Covid vaccines and promoted globalist conspiracies. Despite his excommunication, Vigano stands by his criticisms of Pope Francis.

Read full article