Julian Carron’s sudden resignation from the leadership of Communion and Liberation was the first outcome of a decree from the Laity, Family and Life Dicastery, which stipulated that no ecclesial movement, if not led by the founder, could have presidents or persons in governmental offices for more than two five-year terms. The measure [...]
The fourth hearing in the London real estate trial ended with another postponement and other questions which remain pending. But the general impression is that how Pope Francis has decided to administer justice is changing. If only, because the trial itself highlights a series of procedural flaws that have shown, so far, how the [...]
She was hailed as “a free mind leading the communications of the bishops.” Her independence and capacity in crisis communication were highlighted. But unexpectedly, on 12 November, Karine Dalle was fired from her post as spokesperson and undersecretary of the French Bishops’ Conference.
The decision appears to be a bolt from the blue, [...]
It isn’t easy, at first glance, to associate Pope Francis with actual legislative activity. From the beginning of the pontificate, the Pope’s image is that of a Pope of gestures who wants to set a good example and pull the Church out of its institutional walls and bring it towards the outskirts. A [...]
“Pope Francis did not create divisions. He inherited them.” It was with this lapidary affirmation that America, the Jesuit magazine, addressed the issue of the divisions following the promulgation of the Traditionis Custodes, the motu proprio of Pope Francis, which considers – Pope Francis explained it- the ancient rite in the same way [...]