The Pope’s nine cardinal advisers have discussed whether the Church can hold bishops accountable “on the legal front” for mishandling abuse.
Vandals have attacked a Maronite Catholic cemetery in an Israeli village near the Lebanese border.
Polish leader Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki has insisted that remarried Catholics “cannot make spiritual communion”.
The San Francisco Chronicle has published a full-page advertisement urging the Pope to remove Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.
France has said it is standing by Laurent Stefanini as its nominee for ambassador to the Holy See.
Jeanne Smits argues that the Stefanini case is much more complicated than media reports suggest.
And Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ explains why he believes “science is an act of worship” (video).
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