There were no surprise announcements in Pope Francis’ Christmas greetings speech to the Curia. No mention of the reform of the Curia. No mention of what was done. However, on the same day, Pope Francis formally dismissed Cardinal Peter Turkson from his role as Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, [...]
There is an interesting detail in the press release that followed the last Council of Cardinals, held in the Vatican on December 13, 14, and 15. For the first time, the text of the release does not refer to the Praedicate Evangelium, the text of the reform of the Curia, which has been [...]
During the press conference on the return flight from Greece, Pope Francis explained why he accepted the resignation of Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris. Aupetit, a strong voice in the French episcopate, was accused by a journalistic investigation of having had improper relations with a woman. The archbishop admitted the inappropriate exchange of [...]
The publication of the diaries of Cardinal George Pell, which Sandro Magister gave great prominence, could not go unnoticed. And in fact, there was an immediate reaction, arriving from Malta, on the sale of a luxury building in Budapest that involved Maltese companies.
Without going into the details of the affair, as intricate [...]