- Dec 8, 2019
One was exiled to Siberia for anti-Soviet activities. One volunteered to replace one of the six Jesuits gunned down during El Salvador’s civil war. One suffered a demotion in the post-9/11 era as a casualty of the Vatican’s bungled Islam policy.
Watching what’s happening in his country today, Archbishop Felix Machado of Vasai, India, believes the need for real conversation with the Hindu majority is more urgent than ever.
Once the top expert on Islam at the Vatican, Cardinal-designate Michael Fitzgerald is unsure whether a new top-ranking title will help or hamper his work ministering in a multicultural inner-city parish in Liverpool, England.
Pope Francis started September by laboring, naming thirteen new cardinals Sunday, including ten eligible to vote for the next pope.
Pope Francis on Sunday announced a consistory for the creation of new cardinals Oct. 5, featuring 13 new red hats total, several of whom are widely considered to be key allies of this papacy.