- Sep 24, 2020
Italian journalist Lucetta Scaraffia, the former editor of a monthly women’s insert for the Vatican newspaper, has published a new novel highlighting women’s role in the Catholic Church and which features a woman cardinal as one of the main protagonists.
Three common objections that arise anytime the conversation turns to the next pope turn out to be all bunk.
Writing from his hospital bed in Ouagadougouin, Burkina Faso, where he is being treated for the COVID-19 coronavirus, Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo voiced gratitude to all those who are praying for him, saying he is offering his illness for other patients and for peace in his country.
Pope Francis has approved the election of Italian Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re as dean of the College of Cardinals and of Argentine Cardinal Leonardo Sandri as the subdean.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, these images of the most vivid and important moments for Pope Francis in 2019 ought to capture what these events represent just as well, if not more, than any reporting or analysis.
A Guatemalan cardinal who advocates for migrants will visit Mississippi following immigration raids last summer that prompted 680 arrests.