“The world needs Christ more than ever,” Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).
“Martyrdom”, not “genocide”, is the best word to describe the persecution of Middle Eastern Christians, Pope Francis said on Saturday (full video).
The Pan-Orthodox Council began on Sunday despite the absence of the Russian Orthodox (full text).
Spanish prosecutors have said they are investigating Cardinal Antonio Cañizares for possible criminal hate speech (Maike Hickson).
John Allen, Phil Lawler, Edward Peters, RR Reno and Matthew Schmitz comment on “transcriptgate”.
Massimo Faggioli sees a “much more cautious and balanced approach” approach to new movements under Francis.
And James Kalb asks when Catholics should ignore tradition.
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