A new motu proprio permits Vatican bishops to serve beyond the traditional retirement age of 75.
The charge of a key witness in the case against Cardinal George Pell is likely to be withdrawn.
The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference has welcomed the “long overdue” resignation of Jacob Zuma.
George Weigel says that John Paul II and Benedict XVI “could have had the deal now being proposed by Beijing” but declined (Will Inboden, Ian Johnson).
And KV Turley pays tribute to “beggar saint” Dobri Dobrev.
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