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The Vatican has admitted that it doctored the photo of a letter from Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI, to obscure the fact that the former Pontiff had declined to read a series of books about the theology...
Cardinal Gerhard Müller rejects the notion of a “paradigm shift” in Church teaching, in an essay for First Things.
In an unusual public disagreement among prominent cardinals,...
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has released a new document on the nature of salvation, emphasizing that man cannot be saved through his own efforts alone, nor without reference...
Bishop Peter Okpaleke, whose appointment in 2012 as head of Nigeria’s Ahiara diocese prompted a rebellion among the Catholic faithful there, has resigned “for the good of the...
Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI writes of the “interior continunity” between his teaching and that of Pope Francis, in a letter made public on March 12. As the Vatican unveiled a collection...
Cardinal Roger Mahony will not appear, as originally scheduled at a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Scranton, Pennsylvania. The appointment of Cardinal Mahony as a special papal representative at the celebration had provoked protests because of the cardinal’s mishandling of sex-abuse allegations during his tenure as Archbishop of Los Angeles. The Scranton diocese has announced that the retired cardinal “is unable to attend the Mass” for the March 4 celebration.
The Vatican has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Oscar Romero, and the Salvadoran prelate, who was killed in 1980, will be beatified later this year. The date for the...
Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois has announced that Senator Richard Durbin should not be admitted to Communion because of his “obstinate persistence in manifest grave sin.” The bishop referred to Senator Durbin’s consistent support for legal abortion, and particularly his vote against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
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Cardinal Walter Brandmüller has sharply criticized a decision by the German bishops’ conference to allow the Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive Communion under some circumstances. The retired German prelate told an interviewer that the policy is “a wholly dishonest ploy,” a use of “salami tactics,” in a bid to achieve the true goal of intercommunion.