- Apr 1, 2020
Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, head of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, says the Vatican wants to establish contact with North Korea to help avoid a nuclear conflict. If Rome does start talking to Pyongyang, there’s plenty to discuss, prominently including the fate of the country’s long-suffering Christian minority.
Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Church of Scotland at the Vatican on Thursday, just four days before Reformation Sunday, which was to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church. Posting the theses, formally called the “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences,” sparked the Protestant Reformation.
LONDON — The Church of Scotland has voted to let its ministers enter same-sex marriages — though saying it “maintains its traditional view of marriage between a man and woman.” Its general assembly, meeting in Edinburgh, voted Saturday to allow congregations to “opt out” from traditional teaching if they wish
Q. My daughter is a Catholic and has received all of her sacraments, up to and including confirmation. She is engaged to a young man who is Presbyterian. They are scheduled to get married in a nondenominational church with a Catholic priest presiding. They are not planning on having a