- Jan 17, 2020
A migrant vessel defied Italian populist leader and docked in Lampedusa cheered on by Christian priests and prelates.
As the Catholic Church in Germany prepares to embark on a synodal process motivated in part by a desire to stop a hemorrhage of faithful, Pope Francis has sent them a letter reminding them they don’t walk alone but with the universal Church.
Bishop Francesco Cavina has resigned from his post in the diocese of Carpi following a flood of media allegations accusing him of mingling ecclesial and political affairs during the election of the city’s mayor earlier this year.
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.
Spain’s public prosecutors are suggesting opening a national investigation into the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, the first such official proposal in the country.
Pope Francis has named a retired bishop to serve as apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Lyon, France, three months after refusing to accept the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin.