Pope Francis has held up the Congolese liturgy as a model for similarly inculturated rites in other parts of the Catholic world.
After the latest report on the abuse of children by clergy and other in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, survivors are tired of promises and expressions of sorrow. They want structural reform.
A week out from the U.S. Election, Joe Biden turned to Pope Francis’ latest encyclical for inspiration in a brief address given in Warm Springs, Ga.
“It definitely will save lives, especially in countries where there is active persecution of L.G.B.T.Q. people.”
Evo Morales said Pope Francis called him to congratulate him on his party’s win after exit polls showed that the former Bolivian president’s top pick, Luis Arce, would win the general election.
Catholic women theologians said that they were tired of hearing words promoting women in the church without accompanying actions that place women in the clear leadership roles.