- Jun 23, 2019
Ines San Martin speaks to an Australian bishop on an ad limina visit to Rome.
The new president of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger, Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré, has called on Christians to resort to prayer and charity as the only appropriate weapon against terrorism.
In addition to the well-worn problem of "cafeteria Catholicism," there's an equally real phenomenon of "cafeteria secularism" when it comes to perspectives on the Catholic Church.
As Romans engage in their standard summer cycle of complaint about the city's woes, Pope Francis has launched his standard refrain: Don’t wait around for others to do it, do it yourselves.
Valentina Alazraki, the Vatican correspondent for Mexico’s Noticieros Televisa, has interviewed Pope Francis twice, most recently last month. She spoke about the experience with Katholiek Nieuwsblad.