Pope Francis in-flight presser in the way back from Peru could be considered a sort of a watershed for his pontificate. The Pope’s declarations on sensitive issues like that of sex abuse by clergy shed light on one of the biggest difficulties of Popes Francis: combining mercy with justice.
The situation Pope Francis [...]
The story of the Vatican decoration given to Mrs. Ploumen, a pro-abortion activist and former member of the Dutch government, sparked many controversies.
Mrs. Ploumen was part of the delegation that accompanied the Dutch Royal Family in their visit to the Vatican last June 22. It was an audience, although of the [...]
Pope Francis addressed his first speech of the year to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, following a consolidated tradition. The Pope’s speech was particularly important. It did not merely consisted of a wide and detailed overview of the Holy See’s diplomatic work. The speech identified also some critical points. [...]
The theme of the World Day for Social Communication 2018 is “The truth will set you free (Jn 8:32): Fake news and journalism for peace.” It is a crucial topic as the great reform of Vatican communications is to take final shape. Above all, it is a crucial theme for the upcoming year, [...]
Pope Francis ended 2017 with a Christmas address to the Curia composed of two parts. The first part included a sort of attack against those who exploited of the trust of Mother Church. The second part was concentrated on the “ad extra” work of the Roman Curia, with particular focus on [...]