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Pope, in interview, laments ‘rigidity’ of youth who prefer Latin Mass

Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich of Chicago joined Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, as a presenter at a Vatican press conference on the publication of Nei tuoi occhi...

San Diego’s Bishop McElroy strongly encourages Communion for divorced/remarried

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego, California, has asked his priests to encourage Catholics who are divorced and remarried to consider whether “God is calling them to return to the...

Workers report extraordinary phenomena at Christ’s tomb

Workers engaged in a restoration project at the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem have reported extraordinary phenomena at the tomb in which Jesus was laid, located inside the basilica....

Archbishop Chaput answers criticism on view of Amoris Laetitia

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has reacted strongly to criticism by Cardinal-designate Kevin Farrell about his implementation of Amoris Laetitia. In an interview with the Catholic News...

Vatican confirms ban on homosexual candidates for priesthood

The Vatican has confirmed that homosexual men should not be ordained to the priesthood. In a new instruction for the training of seminarians, entitled The Gift of the Priestly Vocation, the...

Vatican official regrets Archbishop Chaput’s interpretation of Amoris Laetitia

The prefect of the Vatican’s new dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life has criticized Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia for saying that Amoris Laetitia does not change the...

Cardinal Müller says CDF cannot answer cardinals’ dubia without Pope’s approval

The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has said that he will not respond to the dubia submitted by four cardinals about the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia, unless...

Four cardinals make public plea to Pope to clarify Amoris Laetitia

Four cardinals have made public a message to Pope Francis in which they plead for clarification of Amoris Laetitia, pointing to tensions between the papal document and traditional Catholic teachings...

Pope reacts to ‘rigid’ critics

Pope Francis defended himself against critics in a lengthy interview with the Italian Catholic daily Avvenire. The Pope said that he is leading the Church along the path set by Vatican II, moving...

EU bishops back Pillar of Social Rights, call for recognition of Sunday rest

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) have renewed their support of the European Pillar of Social Rights, an EU document on labor, education, and other...