- Jan 18, 2020
At least for the early part of 2020, it seems likely the biggest papal bombshells will come in things the pope is expected to publish.
After more than a year of media headlines dominated by Catholic sexual abuse scandals, NBC News has conducted a new survey with insiders in the Catholic Church showing most believe the crisis has been handled well by their dioceses, and that abuse is no more common in the Church than in other organizations.
Sister Nathalie Becquart believes Pope Francis is using synods to gradually build consensus and preserve Church unity.
Pope Francis has a lot to consider about the conclusions from the Synod of Bishops on the Amazon.
Bringing the Oct. 6-27 Synod of Bishops on the Amazon to a close, Pope Francis said Saturday that it’s important not to focus on intra-ecclesial debates but on the fate of the Amazon rainforest and its peoples.
A change to the Code of Canon Law made by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009 provides a canonical path to allow the ordination of women deacons, a Brazilian bishop said.