• Survivors denounce Vatican handling of Peru abuse case

    Survivors denounce Vatican handling of Peru abuse case

    • Feb 25, 2017

    The sanctions the Vatican imposed against Luis Fernando Figari, the whistleblower Pedro Salinas said, amount to a “golden exile, where he can live comfortably with all his needs taken care of.” As a layman, Figari was not subject to the same defrocking punishment used to sanction abusive priests.

  • Pope Francis warns of a ‘great world war over water’

    Pope Francis warns of a ‘great world war over water’

    • Feb 24, 2017

    Talking at a Vatican sponsored meeting which called for the universal right to safe and accessible drinking water, Pope Francis also cited “troubling” statistics from the United Nations which indicate that each day, a thousand children die from water-related illnesses.

  • On divorce/remarriage, Pope says keep justice and mercy together

    On divorce/remarriage, Pope says keep justice and mercy together

    • Feb 24, 2017

    Pope Francis on Friday said that in thinking about divorce and remarriage, the key issue at the heart of debates over ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ the important thing is to abandon a legalistic obsession with what’s permitted and what isn’t, and instead strive to integrate divine justice with divine mercy.