Faith Vatican DispatchGerard O’ConnellOctober 31, 2018
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Catholic mother of five.
Faith NewsGerard O’ConnellOctober 28, 2018
The pope urged people "to listen, to be a neighbor, to bear witness.”
Politics & Society NewsGerard O’ConnellOctober 28, 2018
“May the Most High receive the dead in his peace, comfort their families and sustain the wounded,” he prayed as he addressed thousands of pilgrims from many countries gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Oct. 28.
Faith News AnalysisGerard O’ConnellOctober 27, 2018
The text is intended as a guideline to be adapted at the national and local level in different countries.
Faith NewsGerard O’ConnellOctober 27, 2018
His statement appeared to be a reference to those seeking to divide the church today and those using the abuse scandals to further other agendas.
Faith Vatican DispatchGerard O’ConnellOctober 27, 2018
The cardinals and bishops who participated in the synod may have “a little more wisdom,” but the young people “have the enthusiasm and the creativity to help us bring Jesus Christ to the world.”
Faith Vatican DispatchGerard O’ConnellOctober 26, 2018
There is “a wonderful spirit” at the synod and Cardinal Nichols thinks this is due to the fact that “we’ve gone from talking about young people and from talking to young people, to talking with them. In a strange sort of way it’s become what Pope Francis means by synodality.”
Faith Vatican DispatchGerard O’ConnellOctober 22, 2018
“Jesus finds people where they are, but he never leaves them where they are.”
Faith Vatican DispatchGerard O’ConnellOctober 19, 2018
In this third letter Archbishop Viganò no longer insists that the restrictions that he claimed Benedict XVI had imposed on Archbishop McCarrick can be understood as “sanctions.”
Faith Vatican DispatchGerard O’ConnellOctober 18, 2018
The pope said he would visit North Korea “if an official invitation arrives.”