Archbishop John Hepworth, primate of the Traditional Anglican Communion, has claimed that the English Personal Ordinariate “may well be the first and the last” following a serious dispute with Archbishop Thomas Collins of Toronto.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has sent a letter to the world’s bishops’ conferences advising them on how to respond to cases of clerical abuse.
Egypt’s caretaker government has said that it will prepare a law within a month to ease restrictions on building churches.
The Vatican is facing a new lawsuit in the United States over allegations that it helped to cover up abuse by a priest in Chicago.
And Rick Garnett and Fr Robert Sirico respond to an open letter from Catholic academics arguing that John Boehner, speaker of the US House of Representatives, has a voting record at variance with Church teaching.