Select Page

Category: Vatican reform

Can Church Divisions Be Healed?

Robert Royal: Will the pope’s concern that Rome not be an authoritarian regime lead to healthy subsidiarity or to Germany’s near-schism?

The post Can Church Divisions Be Healed? appeared first on The Catholic Thing.

Read More

If this is Vatican reform, some are wondering what’s really changed

The conclusion many Italians in and around the Vatican have already drawn about Pope Francis’s reform is that it’s a Gattopardesca reform, meaning one in which lots of things change so the fundamentals can remain the same, and the start of this week has done little to convince them otherwise.

Read More

Is Anybody Listening? Pope Questions Reach of Vatican Comms

“I have only one concern,” Pope Francis said, although he acknowledged “there are many reasons to be concerned” about the Vatican’s communication efforts. “But it is one that I have very much to heart: How many people listen to the Radio? How many read L’Osservatore Romano?”

The post Is Anybody Listening? Pope Questions Reach of Vatican Comms appeared first on Catholic Herald.

Read More

Cardinal Parolin says church divisions stem from misunderstanding ‘reform’

Three days after the preacher of the papal household called on Catholics to repent for the ways they are dividing the church, the Vatican secretary of state said the divisions are real and they are harmful.

Read More

Analysis: Are legal reforms in the Vatican designed not to work?

A Vatican City criminal court heard two days of frequently gruesome testimony last week, in the trial of two clerics: 28-year-old Fr. Gabriele Martinelli and 71-year-old Fr. Enrico Radice. Martinelli, a former student at the St. Pius X minor seminary in the Vatican, is charged with sexual abuse of a junior boy when Martinelli was

The post Analysis: Are legal reforms in the Vatican designed <i>not</i> to work? appeared first on Catholic Herald.

Read More

Member of Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors Calls for “Balance” of “Confidentiality, Transparency, Accountability”

Dr Myriam Wijlens, a canon law professor at the University of Erfurt and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, told Vatican News the work of the Commission has recently focused on “balancing Confidentiality, Transparency and Accountability”.

The post Member of Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors Calls for “Balance” of “Confidentiality, Transparency, Accountability” appeared first on Catholic Herald.

Read More
Loading

Recent Comments

    Archives

    Categories