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September 02, 2021
Pope Francis puts a cheery gloss on drama in Germany, denies rumours of his stepping down and praises the toothless Child Protection Commission in his interview with COPE's Carlos Herrera
August 20, 2021
Pope Francis has encouraged Catholics to receive a vaccine against coronavirus as an “act of love”. In a video message, the Holy Father joined with the bishops from the Americas to urge the faithful not to hesitate about getting a protective jab. “Thanks to God’s grace and to the work of many, we now have
August 04, 2021
Melanie McDonagh on how the Vatican Trial of the century highlights the injustice to Cardinal Pell
June 22, 2021
Local media have called the Vatican’s action “unprecedented” in the history of the relationship between the two states.
June 21, 2021
The announcement of the resignation of two bishops, also on Saturday, was always likely to go unremarked, if unnoticed. But there are resignations and resignations, and these two were not without interest.
June 11, 2021
“In the context of its role of supervision, the Dicastery… has identified several reasonable criteria concerning two necessary aspects of good government: regulating the terms of office in governing bodies at the international level, and the representativeness of these bodies.”
May 27, 2021
Pope Francis has renewed the leadership of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (CDW), promoting the dicastery’s secretary, Archbishop Arthur Roche, to Prefect of the Vatican’s liturgy department. The English prelate was appointed coadjutor Bishop of Leeds, England, in 2002 by Pope John Paul II. He succeeded Bishop David Konstant
May 25, 2021
The Laudato Sí Action Platform “is a journey to realise the integral ecological vision of Laudato Sí… a journey towards total sustainability in the spirit of the integral ecology,” says Salesian Father Josh Kureethadam of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
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