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Communion
February 13, 2020
What happened? The Diocese of Leiria-Fatima, Portugal, has introduced Communion for the remarried, but has not explained how it can be reconciled with Church teaching. Cardinal Antonio Marto announced last month that the diocese had helped two couples and a woman, all living in new unions, to “discern” that they should receive the Eucharist. Why
June 22, 2018
Pope Francis said Canon Law does not provide for nationwide policies, as the German bishops had wanted
June 08, 2018
The Pope has rejected the German bishops' attempted reform. Where does that leave ecumenical dialogue?
June 06, 2018
The leader of the ecumenism committee said the Vatican's rejection of the German proposal was 'inexplicable'
June 04, 2018
A leaked letter said the document 'raises a series of problems of considerable importance'
June 01, 2018
The cardinal used Cologne's Corpus Christi procession to give a robust defence of traditional teaching on Communion
May 25, 2018
Protestants who wish to receive Catholic Communion should become Catholic themselves, the Nigerian cardinal added
May 07, 2018
The Dutch cardinal said the Pope should have clearly rejected proposals to allow Protestants to receive Communion