The Vatican has expressed concern after the Archdiocese of Freiburg issued new guidelines inviting divorced and remarried Catholics to receive Holy Communion (full German text).
A Polish Church spokesman has said that Archbishop Józef Michalik made “a pure slip of the tongue” when he said the children of divorced parents were more vulnerable to clerical abuse.
Mark de Vries defends Dutch Cardinal Wim Eijk’s decision to discipline a priest for “excessive liturgical creativity”.
Mgr Richard Antall accuses proponents of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s beatification of creating an oversimplified “poster Romero“.
And English Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor explains why “Rome is like a glass of fine wine“.
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