Christian schools in Israel have ended a month-long strike after reaching a funding agreement with the education ministry.
Members of the “St Gallen club” did not lobby for Francis’s election, Cardinal Godfried Danneels’s biographers have insisted.
Pope Francis has named Cardinal Raymond Burke and Cardinal Carlo Caffarra as members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.
Ross Douthat suggests that Pope Francis is inspiring a “springtime for liberal Christianity”.
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