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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,...
Pope Francis has called for a "radical paradigm shift" and a "bold cultural revolution" at ecclesiastical universities, in a new apostolic constitution issued on January 29.
The new 87-page...
“The Communists want to enslave the Church” in China, Cardinal Joseph Zen has warned in a new statement warning against a proposed Vatican deal with Beijing.
Escalating his criticism...
The Vatican will soon sign a landmark accord with China, and agree to recognize bishops who were installed without papal approval, the Reuters news service reports.
The Reuters story confirms...
The Associated Press has revealed that Pope Francis was informed in 2015 about complaints against Chilean Bishop Juan Barros.
During his January visit to Chile, the Pontiff told reporters that he...
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...
Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich has suggested that pastors should offer blessings for homosexual couples.
In a Bavarian state radio interview, the cardinal—who is one of the top advisers...
Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, faces questions about his transfer of a priest who had been accused of sexual misconduct involving adults. Parishioners who have brought suit against Father Ricardo Bauza note that the bishop did not alert them about previous complaints, although he required the priest to enter a treatment program.
Governor John Rankin of Bermuda has signed a bill that makes the island the world’s first jurisdiction to reverse legal approval of same-sex marriages.
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.