- Jan 22, 2020
Retired Pope Benedict XVI sent a letter correcting a German theologian who implied that the former pontiff encouraged the evangelization of the Jewish people as a mission.
The new leader of Opus Dei, Spanish Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, and another top Opus Dei official met the press on Monday. Among other things, they described the surprisingly warm personal relationship between Pope Francis and Opus Dei, despite perceptions that the group is “conservative” and Francis “progressive.”
Founded by 12 people, the new body, called “Women in the Vatican,” is headed by American journalist Tracey McClure, who’s worked for Vatican Radio for over 20 years and is currently the editor of the English version of L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican’s semi-official newspaper.