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  • Pope Francis in 2017: Walking a tightrope for more stamps in the passport

    Pope Francis in 2017: Walking a tightrope for more stamps in the passport

    • Dec 17, 2017

    In three out of four of his overseas trips in 2017, Francis had to measure his words and deeds very carefully, knowing that saying too much — or too little — could have been dangerous.

  • Cardinal Muller backs Pope Francis against critics of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

    Cardinal Muller backs Pope Francis against critics of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

    • Oct 30, 2017

    Cardinal Gerhard Müller acknowledges in his writing that there can be “mitigating factors in guilt,” referring to the case of access to the sacraments for divorced and civilly remarried people. The prelate also argued against the self-proclaimed liberal-progressive theologians who raise the phrases they like of Pope Francis to the level of dogma while they question papal magisterium in ‘Humanae Vitae.’

  • Despite wing-clipping, Sarah not going quiet in defense of tradition

    • Sep 15, 2017

    Although Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea arguably just had his wings clipped, as Pope Francis recently transferred a share of his Vatican department’s control over translating liturgical texts to local bishops, a major address he gave on Thursday suggests that if anyone expects Sarah to go quiet, they can forget it — and equally, if anyone expects him to go to war against the boss, they can forget that too.

  • Latin Mass fans celebrate 10-year anniversary, without pope

    Latin Mass fans celebrate 10-year anniversary, without pope

    • Sep 14, 2017

    At a conference Thursday marking the 10th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s decree liberalizing use of the Latin Mass, the meeting organizer, Father Vincenzo Nuara, didn’t even mention Francis in his opening remarks. The current pope was mentioned in passing by the second speaker, and ignored entirely by the third.

  • Ex-Vatican doctrine chief says Church did what it could on German abuse scandal

    Ex-Vatican doctrine chief says Church did what it could on German abuse scandal

    • Jul 20, 2017

    Cardinal Gerhard Müller, until recently the head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, spoke about a recent report that found 547 former members of the Regensburg Domspatzen boys choir were abused, including 67 cases of sexual violence. As former diocesan archbishop, he began the investigations into the allegations, which first surfaced in 2010.

  • Pope Francis appoints Italian Biblicist as deputy of doctrinal congregation

    Pope Francis appoints Italian Biblicist as deputy of doctrinal congregation

    • Jul 18, 2017

    Monsignor Giacomo Morandi, 51, is the new second in command at the Pontifical Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Pope Francis appointed the Italian Biblicist with ties to the Gregorian University in Rome after the former deputy of the congregation, Archbishop Luis Ladaria Ferrer, was made prefect of the congregation.

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