“Jesus announces to us that God is not an idea or an abstract doctrine, but God is the one who ‘contaminates’ himself with our human woundedness and is not afraid to come into contact with our wounds,” the pope said.
Pope Francis: Vatican II must be taught as part of church teaching, or ‘you are not with the church’
"[Vatican II] is the magisterium of the church. Either you are with the church and therefore you follow the council, or if you do not follow the council or you interpret it in your own way, as you wish, you are not with the church."
Legionaries of Christ reverse decision to honor Father Frank Pavone, controversial head of Priests for Life
For a variety of reasons, “especially in relation to the political situation” in the United States, the Legionaries of Christ university in Rome will not honor Father Frank Pavone.
Pope Francis called on Christians to practice what they preach, including by guaranteeing equal access to health care for all people.
Father Frank Pavone, controversial head of Priests for Life, to be honored by Legionaries of Christ in Rome
The Legionaries of Christ university in Rome plans to honor Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, with its “A Life for Life” award.
Recognizing “the gifts of each baptized person”—women and men—Pope Francis ordered a change to canon law and liturgical norms so that women could be formally installed as lectors and acolytes.