Fr Mark Drew

Two very unlikely bishops have issued the most permissive guidelines yet on Amoris Laetitia. No wonder many Catholics are up in arms

The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?

Pope Francis has declined to answer four cardinals’ ‘doubts’ about his teaching on marriage. The Church is now in uncharted territory

The Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue announced a substantial agreement but healing the historic schism still requires plenty of work

Catholics are divided over how far Francis wants to change Church teaching regarding the remarried. But does he even have the authority to do so?

The appointment of Bishop Farrell suggests the Pope wants the Church in the US to move away from confrontation and towards dialogue