Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 17, 2018
Just because some young people disagree with Catholic moral teaching, including in the area of sexuality, does not mean the church's teachings are unclear or should change, Cardinal Robert Sarah told the Synod of Bishops.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 15, 2018
Several questions at the synod briefing Oct. 15 regarded the presence of women and their lack of a vote.
Faith News Analysis
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 09, 2018
Pope Francis, Cardinal Marc Ouellet and an official Vatican statement seem to be laying the groundwork for an admission that mistakes were made in handling allegations that Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick engaged in sexual misconduct and even abuse.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 07, 2018
The president of the U.S. bishops' conference welcomed Pope Francis' pledge to fight attempts to cover up cases of sexual abuse and to stop offering special treatment to bishops who have committed or covered up abuse.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 02, 2018
Members of the Synod of Bishops will need to listen to their real-life stories, interpret what they hear in the light of the Gospel and make decisions that will lead to an authentic renewal of the Catholic Church, said Brazilian Cardinal Sergio da Rocha.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 01, 2018
The theme is a call for "reflection on the current state and nature of relationships on the internet, starting from the idea of community as a network between people in their wholeness," the Vatican said.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 21, 2018
The Vatican announced Sept. 21 the resignations of 60-year-old Bishop Carlos Pellegrin Barrera of San Bartolome de Chillan and 71-year-old Bishop Cristian Contreras Molina of San Felipe.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 20, 2018
The Synod of Bishops will meet in October to try to look at the world and the Catholic Church through the eyes of teenagers and young adults and find ways to encourage their enthusiasm and dreams, help them sift through the possibilities life offers them to serve others and resist the temptations
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 20, 2018
"The devil doesn't have anything to do with repentant sinners because they look to God and say, 'Lord, I'm a sinner. Help me,' and the devil is impotent," the pope said Sept. 20 during Mass in the Domus Sanctae Marthae.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 19, 2018
Bono met the pope Sept. 19 to sign an agreement between his charity, ONE, and the Scholas Occurentes educational charity supported by Pope Francis.