- Mar 3, 2021
Pope Francis’s campaign for financial reform has two targets. The is outright, blatant corruption, and the other is formed by cultural assumptions and patterns of behavior that aren’t generally perceived as criminal or even immoral.
Through baptism and the sacrament of marriage, Catholic families have a special grace and are a gift to the church even if, too often, that grace and gift have not been recognized, said Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.
European bishops are calling for a societal shift in how the elderly are viewed and treated in light of both the coronavirus pandemic and a notable change in demographic trends in the continent’s aging population.
Brunei’s new and first-ever red hat recipient, Bishop Cornelius Sim, said he never dreamed of being a priest, let alone a cardinal, but has welcomed his appointment “with open arms.”
Subsidiarity teaches us that our autonomy is contingent, and is not absolute. It shows us that we are all a part of an intricate network of interactive relationships, rights, and responsibilities. We are connected to one another.
Women’s rights activist Reggie Littlejohn has criticized China for hypocrisy in encouraging Chinese families to have more children while punishing Uighur Muslims for doing the same.