- Feb 21, 2020
The press for a synod of the Italian Church is coming from the Primate of Italy himself, meaning the pope, and his closest allies.
Catholic bishops across Europe encouraged their faithful to go to the polls in late May to elect members of the European Parliament who would promote unity and take seriously the power of the European Union to do good in the world.
A week after the release of an open letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy, cardinals and theologians in Rome take up the pontiff’s defense.
The Italian bishops critcized the anti-immigration policies enacted by the governing populist coalition and enouraged them “to take on their responsibilities.”
Italian bishops spar with politicians over immigration as questions of the return of a Catholic political party arise.
Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Italy’s Popular Party by Don Luigi Sturzo, a seminal moment for Catholic engagement in political life.