SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Christopher R. Altieri

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April 09, 2018
The document reads as a sort of summary view of the world according to Pope Francis
April 05, 2018
Damage control was once again the order of the day at the Vatican, in the wake of a week-long gathering of young men and women who came to town last month to help with preparations for the upcoming Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”. The meeting
March 30, 2018
The Holy Father's meetings with the 93-year-old consistently result in confusion and scandal
March 29, 2018
Pope Francis is on record as affirming its existence
March 29, 2018
Many staff believe much-needed reforms will simply not happen
March 29, 2018
It’s official: Pope Francis will visit Ireland to preside over the concluding days of the World Meeting of Families in August. Organisers are doubtless counting on the “Francis effect” to bolster the faith and galvanise the faithful in the country, where the Church is reeling from scandal and beset by challenges to its cultural and
March 24, 2018
The Pope asked Mgr Viganò to stay on as an 'assessor'. What does this mean?
March 22, 2018
Events last week suggest that the Vatican’s prefect of the Secretariat for Communication, Mgr Dario Edoardo Viganò, has a more complicated relationship with the truth than one would want in a man serving as one’s communications tsar. The Vatican’s decision to release the letter Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI wrote to Mgr Viganò is not the
March 15, 2018
There's a significant turnover of lay staff, but career clerics stay in position
March 15, 2018
A trial of two former Vatican bank officials is looming, and with it, a question: is the Vatican able to bring its financial house into some semblance of order? The first hearing in the case was slated for Thursday, but was postponed at the last minute upon request from defence attorneys and lawyers for the
March 12, 2018
This could be his last chance for proper reforms to the Curia
March 08, 2018
Papal allies constantly urge Pope Francis to remove the cardinal. But he has good reasons not to
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