Pope Francis’s visit to Roma Tre University – the 3rd public university in Rome – took place almost nine years after Pope Benedict XVI’s cancelled visit to La Sapienza University.
Benedict made the decision not to go because a series of protests by a small groups of professors impeded the conditions for [...]
Today the 18th meeting of the Council of Cardinals begins. Its goal is that of carrying forward an ongoing reform started almost four years ago. In the end, the Curia reform was one of the mandates Pope Francis’ received during the pre-conclave meetings from the cardinals who elected him. It is not by [...]
Marginalized, sidelined from history, increasingly made to play a part which is not that of the main character – as secularization increasingly envelopes the Church from the inside, attacks against the Church are coming more frequently from the outside, from the cultural world, following a campaign that began with the Enlightenment. Traces of this [...]