- Jun 3, 2020
Helping young migrants hold fast to their cultural and religious identity, especially in situations where they are a minority, was a recurring topic at the Synod of Bishops.
Speaking at the Vatican on Friday, Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles told reporters he believed Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation came in ‘good conscience.’
The Catholic Church is one throughout the world, and Pope Francis’s agreement with the communist government of China is a sign of that, Bishop John Baptist Yang Xiaoting of Yan’an told members of a Rome parish.
Few popes in the last century have been as inscrutable as Paul VI, who will be made a saint this month, but a new Vatican documentary wishes to set the record straight.
With clerical abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church from all corners of the globe, Scottish Archbishop Leo Cushley said that as someone who has given his life to the institution, he is ashamed of the crisis, but believes that progress is being made.
Despite calls to put this year’s Synod of Bishops on hold due to ongoing abuse scandals effecting his papacy, Pope Francis has given no indication that he intends to call off the event, and with the publication of the official list of participants Saturday, the gathering seems set to proceed as planned.