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Gerard O’Connell is America’s Vatican correspondent and author of The Election of Pope Francis: An Inside Story of the Conclave That Changed History. He has been covering the Vatican since 1985.
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Pope Francis, in a keynote address to the popular movements this weekend, made specific appeals “in the name of God” to those responsible for key sectors of today’s world economy.
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Today Pope Francis recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope John Paul I, opening the door to his beatification.
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In his first public lecture as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Archbishop Arthur Roche left no doubt as to the direction the congregation will take under his leadership.
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The synod is intended to involve all the baptized—bishops, clergy, religious and laity—at the diocesan and continental levels.
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Like President Biden, Speaker Pelosi is Catholic and has been attacked publicly by some American bishops for favoring abortion legislation.
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Part II of an exclusive interview with Bishop Robert McElroy on immigration, the upcoming synod and why the U.S. bishops have not defended the pope against attacks from EWTN.
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An exclusive interview with Bishop Robert McElroy on whether the bishops’ should deny Communion to pro-choice politicians and the need for a true “eucharistic revival.”
The judges of the Vatican City State criminal court—Venerando Marano, Giuseppe Pignatone and Carlo Bonzano—sit at a long table with a brown tablecloth in a makeshift court room.
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The high-profile Vatican trial was put on hold after Vatican prosecutors failed to present their evidence to the defendants before submitting it in court.
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Father Tong succeeds the current provincial, Stephen Chow, S.J., whom Pope Francis appointed as the new bishop of Hong Kong on May 17.
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In an unprecedented response to the “grave threat” facing all peoples worldwide from climate change, Pope Francis and some 40 faith leaders have joined in an appeal for urgent action.