The father of Paolo Gabriele, the papal butler accused of leaking confidential Vatican documents, has praised his son’s “great generosity and moral integrity” in a letter to an Italian television station.
Ross Douthat wonders if liberal Christianity has a future.
Fr Federico Lombardi says the performance by an orchestra of Israelis and Palestinians at Castel Gandolfo last week was a sign of hope.
Vincent Uher suggests that the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter is being run as “the Personal Ordinariate of Fort Worth”.
Ramon Gonzalez talks to a former drug dealer turned Ukrainian Catholic monk.
And blogger Jason L argues that “Hans Küng’s theology is the Colt 45 malt liquor of the theological world”.
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