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Cardinal Pell authored ‘secret memo’ ripping current pontificate [News analysis]

Australian Cardinal George Pell, who died unexpectedly this week, has been identified as the author of a controversial memo that circulated among Church leaders in Rome early in 2022, describing the...

What next for Archbishop Gänswein [news analysis]

Oh, to have been a fly on the wall this morning, January 9, when Pope Francis met privately with Archbishop Georg Gänswein. Veteran Vatican-watchers immediately recognized the potential...

Confusion abounds in Pope’s AP interview [News Analysis]

Another month, another papal interview, another spate of confusion. In a lengthy session with the Associated Press, Pope Francis made a series of puzzling and/or misleading statements about topics...

Cardinal Kasper reveals Pope Benedict wrote him last month about ‘crisis in the Church’

In a tribute to the late Pontiff, whom he has known since 1963, Cardinal Walter Kasper revealed that on December 10, “the Pope Emeritus wrote me a kind letter that reveals our common concern...

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dies at 95

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who led the universal Church from his election in 2005 until his stunning resignation in 2013, died on December 31 at the age of 95. “With sorrow I inform you...

Major themes of Pope’s ‘State of the World’ address [news analysis]

In his annual “State of the World” address to the members of the Vatican diplomatic corps, Pope Francis offered a new reason for saying that “the possession of atomic weapons is...

Cardinal Pell, before death, ripped ‘toxic’ and ‘incoherent’ preparation for Synod

In a blistering article for The Spectator, released on the day after his death, Cardinal George Pell denounces the preparations for the Synod on Synodality as a “toxic nightmare.”

The late Australian cardinal describes the preparatory report for the Synod as “one of the most incoherent documents ever sent out from Rome,” a document that is “couched in neo-Marxist jargon” and “hostile to the apostolic tradition.”

Cardinal Maradiaga resigns—but remains in key Vatican post?

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga as Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, one of his closest allies. But the Vatican announcement of that resignation gives no...

In 2015 letter, Pope-emeritus spoke of rising power of Antichrist

In a 2015 letter to Slovak politician Vladimir Palko, Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI wrote: “We see how the power of Antichrist is expanding, and we can only pray the Lord will give us strong shepherds who will defend his Church in this hour of need from the power of evil.”

Pope Francis lauds US Catholics’ pro-life witness, blesses March for Life participants

Pope Francis “is deeply grateful for the faithful witness shown publicly over the years by all who promote and defend the right to life of the most innocent and vulnerable members of our human...