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Streamlined annulment process should allow bishop’s decision after one hearing, Pope says

In a November 25 address to participants in a course on annulment procedures, sponsored by the Roman Rota, Pope Francis said that the new streamlined procedure for annulments in special cases should...

Cardinal Müller, in new interview, sees deep divisions in Church

Cardinal Gerhard Müller said that some Catholics, representing the extremes of both the traditionalist and progressive camps, would like to see him as the leader of a movement against Pope...

Thomas More College Launches new initiative with Phil Lawler, Anthony Esolen

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, in Nashua, New Hampshire, today announced the inauguration of a new initiative: the Center for the Restoration of Christian Culture. The Center is designed to...

Pope’s letter to Argentine bishops is magisterial teaching, Cardinal Parolin says

The Vatican has published a letter from Pope Francis to Argentine bishops, confirming their interpretation of Amoris Laetitia, in Acta Apostolicae Sedis (Acts of the Apostolic See), the official...

SNAP acknowledges false accusation against St. Louis priest

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) has issued a public statement acknowledging that the group publicized false accusations against a priest of the St. Louis archdiocese. SNAP...

New interview with Cardinal Raymond Burke

Cardinal Burke discusses confusion in the Church, the dubia, the Mass, and the Knights of Malta. “One may have the feeling that the Church gives the appearance of being unwilling to obey the mandates of our Lord,” he said. “Then perhaps we have arrived at the end times.”

English city council vows to block pro-life prayer vigils

The city council of Portsmouth, England, has voted to “do all within its powers” to stop the prayer vigils organized at abortion clinics by 40 Days for Life. Lawmakers have suggested a buffer zone to keep pro-life activists away from the clinics. Bishop Philip Egan has been taking part in the vigils.

Cardinal Burke laments apostasy, says the Church ‘appears not to know herself’

Speaking recently at a conference on Our Lady of Fatima, Cardinal Raymond Burke said that the Church “appears not to know herself, her identity in Christ, Who comes to us through the unbroken Apostolic Tradition.” The prelate criticized “those who exercise the pastoral office” for “their failure to teach the faith, in fidelity to the Church’s constant doctrine and practice, whether through explicit declarations and actions or through a superficial, confused or even worldly approach.”

Updated program released for Pope’s trip to Chile, Peru

Pope Francis is scheduled to depart for Chile on January 15 and return from Peru on January 22.

New section created in Vatican Secretariat of State

Pope Francis has created a new section of the Vatican Secretariat of State, to coordinate the work of papal diplomats, the veteran Vatican journalist Sandro Magister of L’Espresso...