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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The 58-year-old Portuguese Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça is widely recognized not only as a poet but also as one of the leading intellectuals of the Roman Curia.
Aleja Hertzler-McCain - Religion News Service
“The budget of an organization reflects its priorities,” said retired Des Moines, Iowa, Bishop Richard Pates, who previously chaired the international justice and peace committee.
Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
“Policies that criminalize homelessness are a direct contradiction of our call to shelter those experiencing homelessness and care for those in need,” said Archbishop Borys Gudziak said.
FaithShort Take
John Wester
With all due respect to the leadership, I believe the U.S. bishops’ conference is quietly taking extraordinary actions that curtail our sacred social mission.
Aleja Hertzler-McCain - Religion News Service
Multiple people with ties to the U.S. bishops’ conference said they had been informed staffing across the department of Justice, Peace & Human Development was cut by 50%.
Politics & SocietyNews
Jonathan Luxmoore - OSV News
Pope Francis' support for the Anglican-based mission of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham was celebrated by the first bishop of the special diocese, Bishop David Waller.