How will the new Curia by Pope Francis be? According to the first leaks, the new Curia should include a great dicastery on the mission and a great dicastery on charity; it would abolish the distinction between Congregations and Pontifical Councils; and will put a strong emphasis on the notion of collegiality.
The Holy Week began with the impressive scene of the Notre Dame Basilica in Paris on fire. It was even thought that the structure of the Church would not hold. In the end, only the 13th-century wooden roof was lost, along with the 19th-century spire designed by Violle Le Duc, that came down because [...]
Pope Francis said it many times: if there is someone who fought particularly hard against sexual abuse by the clergy, that was Benedict XVI. Both as prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith and as Pope.
Benedict XVI put once again pen into the paper to write down his reflections [...]
With the post-Synod exhortation Christus Vivit, Pope Francis finally issued a document to wrap up the discussions of the Synod on Young People. Unlike Amoris Laetitia, Christus Vivit is not a document that leaves open issues. It is rather a snapshot of reality, that provides some general pragmatic suggestions and provide many [...]
The Osservatore Romano supplement “Donne, Chiesa, Mondo” (Women, Church, World) lost in one swipe its editor and board of directors: all of them rendered their resignations, in protest against Andrea Monda, recently appointed the editor of the Vatican newspaper, and the new editorial line. The change of the guard is not striking per [...]