- Dec 10, 2019
The effort by a group in Spain to rehabilitate anti-pope Benedict XIII confirms that today’s judgments may not be the last word.
After a meeting between the superior general of the Society of St. Pius X and the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the canonically irregular priestly society said the problem in its relations with the Holy See is fundamentally doctrinal.
While a veteran Vatican journalist has suggested that the 2019 Synod of Bishops from the Amazonian basin might open the door to the appointment of women as deacons, recent comments from the Vatican’s doctrinal chief imply that is not likely to be the case.
Cardinal-designate Luis Ladaria says the issues raised by a German proposal for inter-communion with Protestants don’t just affect one country.