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vatican communications
April 05, 2021
When it comes to stepping on their own message, neither the pope nor the Vatican has need of the press corps’ help. This time, however, it's different.
March 30, 2021
Renewing his earlier criticism of the intervention by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), the Archbishop of Vienna told the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) March 28 that he was concerned by both the timing and form of the ruling.
November 18, 2020
The Catholic News Agency reports that an internal investigation is underway to determine how the “like” happened.
November 15, 2020
The McCarrick Report talks mostly about how Uncle Ted got where he did and stayed for so long, but it doesn’t precisely answer even that question.
October 25, 2020
On Wednesday, news broke of comments made by Pope Francis which appeared to support the creation of “civil unions” for same-sex couples. The remarks were featured in Evgeny Afineevsky’s new documentary film, Francesco, which quoted the pope as saying: “Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God. You
October 23, 2020
Controversy over papal support for civil unions continues without Vatican clarification
October 22, 2020
While the rest of the world is parsing the Pope’s precise language, a few questions are worth considering from a broader angle.
September 27, 2020
Samaritanus bonus is a clarifying document that reiterates settled teaching with remarkable patience, limpidity, and force. So, why not remark it?
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