• Perhaps Pope Francis should ask, “Who Am I to Fudge?”

    • Apr 1, 2016

    Rome and the entire Catholic blogosphere are abuzz with speculation over an upcoming papal letter on marriage and the family, the fruit of back-to-back Vatican synods on the topic in 2014 and 2015, and set to be released in a Vatican news conference on April 8. The wildly different scenarios

  • Cardinal who backs progressives tapped to present family manifesto

    Cardinal who backs progressives tapped to present family manifesto

    • Mar 31, 2016

    ROME – In a move possibly hinting that Pope Francis will side with progressives on some contentious matters regarding family life, the Vatican announced Thursday that a keenly anticipated document from the pontiff will be released April 8 and presented by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna, Austria. The document, technically