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New disciplinary action looming for Father Pavone? CWN - December 11

Father Frank Pavone, the founder of Priests for Life (PFL), once again faces possible disciplinary action because of his refusal to allow episcopal oversight of his organization’s finances. New...

Vatican report on US women religious calls for further self-assessment CWN - December 16

Expressing “profound gratitude” for the “dedicated and selfless service of women religious,” the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has issued its...

Cardinal Scola: Pope will reject Communion for divorced-remarried CWN - December 2

Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan has told an Italian newspaper that he feels sure Pope Francis will not accept a proposal to allow divorced and remarried Catholics to receive Communion. In an...

Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch sign joint declaration, lament persecution of Christians CWN - December 1

In an urgent appeal for Christian unity, Pope Francis told an Orthodox congregation in Constantinople that the Catholic Church "does not intend to impose any conditions except that of the shared...

Pope Francis reflects on heaven CWN - November 26

Pope Francis devoted his November 26 general audience to the Church’s pilgrimage to heaven. “This is the goal toward which the Church projects itself: it is the ‘new Jerusalem,’ ‘Paradise,’” he...

Pope preaches homily on joy, speaks about babies crying in church CWN - December 15

Pope Francis visited the suburban Roman parish of San Giuseppe all’Aurelio on December 14 and celebrated an evening Mass after meeting with parish groups. “The Church is with you, she welcomes...

Avoid 'sins of the media,' Pope urges Italian TV personnel CWN - December 15

Catholics in the media should have the “courage to speak directly, telling the turth and working to “preserve it from all that distors and twists it for other purposes.” That was the message of Pope...

Archbishop Cupich speaks on Holy Communion for pro-abortion politicians CWN - December 2

During an appearance on the television news show Face the Nation, Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago appeared to say that he would allow the reception of Holy Communion by pro-abortion politicians....

Vatican spokesman denies account of pre-conclave lobbying CWN - December 3

Austen Ivereigh, a British writer who once served as Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor’s spokesman, asserted in a new book that the English prelate, joined by Cardinals Karl Lehmann, Walter Kasper,...

‘Put an end to the fossil fuel era,’ say bishops at climate conference CWN - December 12

A group of bishops attending an international climate-change conference in Peru called upon the international community “to keep the global temperature increase below 1.5 degree Celsius, relative to...

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