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Claire Giangravé - Religion News Service
The controversy over blessing gay couples is just another example of synodality at work, according to Sr. Nathalie Becquart.
Pope Francis meets members of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Jan. 26, 2024. In the front row from left are: Cardinals Christoph Schönborn, Robert Prevost, Seán P. O'Malley, Peter Turkson, Victor Manuel Fernández, Claudio Gugerotti, Marc Ouellet, Fernando Filoni, John Onaiyekan and Stephen Mulla. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis sought to clarify the declaration on blessings of couples in “irregular situations” in his address today to the plenary assembly of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Tonny Onyulo - USA Today (RNS)
Many Ugandan Catholics oppose Pope Francis' approval of same-sex blessings. LGBTQ Ugandans have fled to neighboring countries to escape homophobia.
This week on “Jesuitical,” Father Alex Santora, a pastor in Hoboken, N.J., joins Zac and Ashley to explain how “Fiducia Supplicans” is being received in his parish.
Inside the Vatican
In this roundtable episode of “Inside the Vatican,” hosts Colleen Dulle and Gerard O’Connell, and America national correspondent Michael J. O’Loughlin dive into the reactions to “Fiducia Supplicans,” the Vatican's declaration on same-sex blessings.
The Editors
How can the church unite clarity of teaching with pastoral closeness to people in their struggles?