There is currently no official date for the canonisation of Mother Teresa, a Vatican spokesman has said.
Iraqi Patriarch Louis Sako has welcomed changes to a bill that would have deemed children to be Muslims if one of their parents converted to Islam.
Vatican workers have removed the brick wall that has covered the Holy Door of St Peter’s Basilica since the year 2000.
Not even a pope can change Church teaching that “one may not receive Communion with the knowledge of being in a state of mortal sin”, Cardinal Robert Sarah has said.
Fr Dwight Longenecker argues that the Pope’s comments on Lutherans and Communion have “muddled things up and confused the faithful”.
Massimo Faggioli contrasts St John Paul II and Pope Francis’s visions for the Italian Church.
And Edward Pentin says Curial officials are adopting new tactics to avoid electronic snooping by Vatican authorities.
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