- May 23, 2019
In a nod to 'Game of Thrones,' is Pope Francis's papacy capable of "breaking the wheel" of Vatican bureaucracy?
Italian bishops deliver excuses on streamlining marriage annulments and reducing the number of dioceses, but bring results on child protection.
The papal charity Aid to the Church in Need received the annual award from the Holy See's Mission to the U.N.'s Path to Peace Foundation.
Cardinal Ricardo Barreto Jimeno of Huancayo, Peru, a long-time advocate for an ecological agenda in the Amazon and one of those tasked with organizing this year's synod on the region, has said the "world's lung" is diminishing, and it has to be stopped before it's too late.
“Let us ask the Lord for him to free us of efficiency-ism, of worldliness, of the subtle temptation to worship ourselves and our abilities,” Francis told the leadership of Caritas Internationalis on Thursday.