- Oct 29, 2020
Five minutes talking to people in any bar or coffee shop in Rome, or anywhere with a semi-strong Catholic culture, is enough to suggest that the media frame of “Francis-lovers v. traditionalist wackos” doesn’t do justice to the reality of Catholic conversation in the Pope Francis era.
A traditionalist group of priests originally founded in Africa and with its US headquarters in Chicago has been entrusted with operating a new Catholic parish at an historic downtown church in Detroit by Archbishop Allen Vigneron.
WASHINGTON — If you are a Christian who doesn’t smoke, abstains from sex outside your heterosexual marriage, and can get your priest to vouch that you go to church at least three times a month, you may qualify for a new Catholic alternative to health insurance. Taking a cue from
The Vatican said Tuesday that reconciliation talks are gradually resuming with a breakaway group of traditionalist Catholics following a two-year lull. The head of the Vatican’s doctrine office, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, met for three hours with the head of the schismatic Society of St. Pius X, Bishop Bernard Fellay. A