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  • U.S.-Vatican ties won’t change with Trump, diplomat says

    Despite opposing views on some issues, the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See will still look for common ground on global issues, the interim leader of the embassy said. Charge d’affaires Louis Bono said the bilateral relationship between the United States and the Vatican is not going to suffer with Donald Trump in the White House.

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  • The unraveling of Catholicism’s rich sacramental tapestry

    The unraveling of Catholicism’s rich sacramental tapestry

    Father Robert Imbelli wonders whether the aftermath of the Second Vatican Council, after fifty years of checkered reception, has resulted in a new Pentecost or a new Babel. He ponders whether the idea and practice of sacramental Catholicism has been discarded by some to the detriment of many.

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  • Venezuela’s opposition leader asks: Where is the Vatican?

    Venezuela’s opposition leader asks: Where is the Vatican?

    The opposition in Venezuela is growing increasingly frustrated with the Vatican’s role in facilitating an end to the country’s political crisis. Pope Francis has appointed longtime Vatican diplomat Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli as his chief negotiator between the government and the opposition, but the talks broke down in December, when the government failed to comply with the Vatican’s pre-requisites for the negotiations.

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