The idea of delegating doctrinal decisions on marriage to bishops’ conferences is “absolutely anti-Catholic”, Vatican Cardinal Gerhard Müller has said in an interview with Famille chrétienne (French report).
Catholics and Shia Muslims have condemned Islamist violence in a joint statement at a summit in Rome.
Pope Francis has told workers affected by Italy’s economic crisis that “it is an injustice not to have work”.
George Weigel says that, contrary to recent reports, Cardinal George Pell’s style is “more Salvation Army thrift shop than Brooks Brothers”.
David Gibson asks if Pope Francis can persuade American Catholics to return to Mass.
Grazie Pozo Christie argues that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has become “a victim of the New Intolerance”.
And the Nineteen Sixty-Four blog says the Church needs to start thinking about “how people can ‘do’ Catholicism in space”.
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