- Jan 16, 2021
This weekend the Order of Malta will elect a new leader as they continue to carry forward the reform of their constitutions and interact with a new pontifical delegate.
The Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta has said the sudden departure of Cardinal Angelo Becciu, tasked with overseeing the Knights’ internal reform, has halted the finalization of their new constitutions, leaving questions as to how and when they can complete the process.
According to a member of Pope Francis’s commission for a post-COVID-19 world, there’s a need for a radical response to a “radical crisis.”
Robert K. Merton, a famous American sociologist, was, by all accounts, a smart guy. Among other things, he popularized the expression “law of unintended consequences” to refer to situations when a person does something for one reason, but he or she finds that it produces all sorts of other unexpected results.
As the Catholic Church in Germany prepares to embark on a synodal process motivated in part by a desire to stop a hemorrhage of faithful, Pope Francis has sent them a letter reminding them they don’t walk alone but with the universal Church.
A new “super dicastery” on evangelization might be one of the most significant reforms of the governing structures of the Vatican, according to a new report.