Paolo Ruffini has decades of experience in journalism. Will he overcome the clericalism of the Curia?
Whether or not he accepts the bishops’ resignations, the problem will not go away
The Holy See says the meetings will take place in secrecy, but abuse survivors are not happy
Vatican media has said hardly a word about last week’s press conference
Cardinal Errázuriz, who is in a dispute with abuse survivors, has declined to attend next week’s meeting. Will the Pope make him?
The Vatican has failed to come down clearly on either side of the German intercommunion debate
More transparency, tough action against church leaders, and a role for Juan Carlos Cruz would be positive steps
The Rome contingent of Alfie’s Army is growing daily
Those who misled the Pope ‘no doubt felt they were protecting the institution’, says Marie Collins