Under the agreement, filed Oct. 25 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the diocese is required to implement enhanced child protection measures.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI wrote that Vatican II was both meaningful and necessary for the post-war Church, in a letter to a conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Pope Francis marks 60th anniversary of Vatican II by warning against worldly ‘progressivism’ and backward-looking ‘traditionalism’
Catholics must be careful, he said, because “both the ‘progressivism’ that lines up behind the world and the ‘traditionalism’ that longs for a bygone world are not evidence of love, but of infidelity,” the pope said.
Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch apologized for offending people and said he never intended to imply that supporters of the German church’s Synodal Path were acting similar to a group of Christian supporters of the Nazis in the 1930s.
The president of the German bishops' conference demanded an apology from a cardinal who seemed to compare the German Synodal Path with a Nazi ideology.
The FBI arrested a prominent Catholic pro-life activist in Pennsylvania known for his sidewalk counseling for allegedly assaulting an abortion clinic volunteer.
Archbishop William Lori, the U.S. bishops' pro-life chairman, stated that Catholics must work together to create a world in which all are welcome, which requires justice and love.
An English cardinal took part in the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in an indication of openness of the British Royal family to ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.
In Franciscan Alliance v. Becerra, the 5th Circuit Court voted to block HHS from forcing religious health care providers to perform gender-transition procedures on patients based on moral grounds.
‘We are not going to stop here’: German synod proposes far-reaching reforms on women, LGBT Catholics and governance
The fourth plenary assembly of the Synodal Path in Frankfurt ended Sept. 10 with a series of far-reaching reform resolutions.