Pastoralidad is not a normal word in Spanish any more than pastorality is in English. Yet as soon as you hear it, you know what it means, or at least you think you do.
Responses to Kerry Weber’s “Stop saying the Latin Mass is more reverent” were varied, with strong feelings on both sides. These are a selection of reader reactions.
There is a reason the Catholic Church often speaks of abortion and euthanasia together as life issues.
Given that so many converts come into the church precisely because they have discovered the Eucharist, it seems sensible we should listen to them especially.
“Loss and damage” because of climate change—the idea that the worst affected emerging economies receive compensation from affluent nations that have contributed the most to global warming—has for the first time been included on the agenda.
The appointment of Gleison De Paula Souza as secretary means that now three out of the four senior positions of responsibility at the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life are held by laypeople.
Increased rates of malnourishment, greater discrimination against women and widening restrictions on religious freedom have contributed to a higher rate of material and spiritual poverty worldwide.