Gerard O'Connell

Faith Vatican Dispatch
February 24, 2017
Addressing 90 experts from many countries, Francis said that “all people have a right to safe drinking water.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
February 22, 2017
“Amoris Laetitia” addresses the reality of Catholics in “non-legitimate unions” and opens the possibility for them to receive the Eucharist under certain conditions.
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
February 21, 2017
The pope's emphasis on protecting undocumented workers is particularly significant for Europe and the United States, where the treatment of refugees and migrants has been a consistent challenge.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
February 15, 2017
Msgr. Viganò has direct responsibility for the secretariat’s editorial division, where he said, “we are now building a central content hub,” following the “Disney business model.”
Faith
February 13, 2017
Francis denounced the abuse of children by priests as “an absolute monstrosity, a horrendous sin, that is radically contrary to all that Christ teaches.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
February 13, 2017
It is clear that if the president requests an audience, “the door would be open.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
February 09, 2017
The pope welcomed the news that La Civilta Cattolica will now be published in English.
Faith Dispatches
February 09, 2017
One fruit of this Sino-Vatican agreement, which neither side has confirmed, will be that “from now on, there will be no more the crisis of a division between the open and underground communities in the church in China,” wrote Cardinal Tong.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
February 06, 2017
Catholics and evangelicals must “continue to witness together to the Gospel and to continue on the road to full unity,” Francis said.
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
February 05, 2017
Pope Francis prays that this year's Super Bowl “may be a sign of peace, friendship and solidarity for the world.”