There is nowhere “we can hide to protect ourselves from the effects of environmental and social degradation”, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said (full text).
Archbishop Oscar Romero’s feast day will be on March 24, the date of his assassination in 1980.
George Weigel says the German bishops’ synod report is “a confession of catechetical disaster and pastoral failure on a nationwide scale”.
Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles suggests it wasn’t the teachings of the Church that convinced Dorothy Day to become a Catholic.
Sandro Magister argues that an Argentine father of 14 children has “demolished” Cardinal Walter Kasper’s proposal on Communion for the remarried.
John Kleiner celebrates Dante’s 750th birthday.
And Teresa Berger asks if there should be a ritual for welcoming Catholics back into the fold.
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