Pope confirms affirms stance on sexual abuse

Pope confirms affirms stance on sexual abuse

(Vatican Radio) Below we publish a translation of a communique issued Friday morning by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: The Holy Father today received in audience Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the...
Pope Makes First Curia Appointment

Pope Makes First Curia Appointment

The AP reports …”Pope Francis on Saturday named a Spanish Franciscan to be the No. 2 at the Vatican’s office for religious orders, his first appointment to the Vatican bureaucracy badly in need of a shakeup. “Jose Rodriguez, who also was...
Pope preaching in metaphors

Pope preaching in metaphors

Metaphors did not come to Pope Francis with the papacy. As archbishop of Buenos Aires, he used similar figures of speech to get simple, yet powerful, ideas across to his listeners writes Carol Glatz in The CatholicSpirit. The following are some metaphors that appear...
Video interview with Pope Francis

Video interview with Pope Francis

EWTN’s exclusive 15-minute interview with Cardinal-Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, now Pope Francis. Conducted just six months ago, the future pope discusses His Holiness Benedict XVI’s call for a Year of Faith, Latin America as a...
Spirituality of Surprises – Church of surprises

Spirituality of Surprises – Church of surprises

It is not only the women at the tomb who were surprised. In our days the Church has been surprised by the Holy Spirit. In a post titled “The Spirituality of Surprises” the blog Dating God catalogs how the church has been surprised by election of its new...

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