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Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
April 29, 2021
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has reinstated the priestly faculties of Father Joseph Edward Bradley. The Bishop of Owensboro, Kentucky (USA) had temporarily suspended Fr Bradley from public ministry in 2019 after the Diocesan Review Board recommended that two allegations of sexual abuse of minors, dating to the early 1980s, be
March 26, 2021
A leading theologian and member of the CDF – not to mention the principal architect of John Paul II’s Catechism of the Catholic Church – Cardinal Schönborn was speaking to Vienna’s archdiocesan newspaper, Der Sonntag.
March 21, 2021
Jobert E. Abueva left the Church when the Vatican said (again) that the Church can't bless same-sex relationships. “The church slams the door right at our faces.” But what if he never quite understood the Church he's left?
March 15, 2021
The statement was in answer to a precise question, or dubium: “Does the Church have the power to give the blessing to unions of persons of the same sex?” CDF gave its reply in one word: “Negative.”
February 03, 2021
Vatican City, Feb 2, 2021 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican’s doctrinal chief has emphasized the Catholic Church’s duty to promote and protect her teachings as passed down by the Apostles.
January 26, 2021
The accusations against the 89-year-old Bishop Hart involved 11 victims who were boys at the time of the alleged crimes, and one girl. “These findings do not equate to innocence,” A statement from the diocese of Cheyenne said, “rather, a high burden of proof has not been met.”
June 08, 2018
The Pope has rejected the German bishops' attempted reform. Where does that leave ecumenical dialogue?
December 28, 2017
The retired pope says the cardinal's work is not over even though he is no longer the Vatican's doctrinal chief