In the wake of the deaths of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal George Pell, it has emerged that each of them raised serious criticisms of aspects of Pope Francis’s teaching and governance of the […]
Cardinal Angelo Becciu. / Credit: Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Rome Newsroom, Aug 26, 2022 / 04:54 am (CNA).
The possible reinstatement of the cardinal privileges of Cardinal Angelo Becciu made headlines this week after… […]
Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, May 18, 2022. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.
Vatican City, May 18, 2022 / 10:25 am (CNA).
Pope Francis has changed the Church’s regulations to allow religious brothers who are not priests to lead thei… […]
St. Peter holding the keys. / Bohumil Petrik/CNA.
Vatican City, Apr 26, 2022 / 09:35 am (CNA).
Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter on Tuesday bringing Church law up to date on the rules for dismissal from religious institutes, in light of t… […]
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Rome Newsroom, Mar 16, 2022 / 08:47 am (CNA).
One way Catholics can pray for people in need, both the living and dead, is through having a Mass said for that intention.According to Church law, priests may acce… […]
Pope Francis gives a Regina Coeli address at the Vatican on May 2, 2021 / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.
Vatican City, Feb 21, 2022 / 12:00 pm (CNA).
According to a canon law expert, the two motu proprios recently promulgated by Pope Francis could signal a… […]
The publication of Pope Francis’ motu proprio, Traditionis Custodes, has once more lit the embers underneath ecclesiological and liturgical debates. Among the various reactions to this document include disbelief, shock, and hurt by those who […]
There’s something inexplicably profound about the dead, buried body, even as it decays to bones and dust. It reminds man of his morality, while suggesting, via the tension of a corpse that looks and feels […]
The cerberus of clerical sexual misconduct has three heads: (1) clerical sexual abuse against minors; (2) clerical sexual misconduct with consenting adults; and (3) episcopal complicity in both. Canon law is not the only means […]