Feb 25, 2015
A Vatican department allegedly intercepted over a hundred copies of a new book written by five cardinals to prevent it being read by the majority of participants of a synod last October called by Pope Francis.
Feb 18, 2015
Pope Francis’ set out his overall vision for the Catholic Church during a homily at Mass for 20 new cardinals on Sunday, leading some commentators and even the Vatican to describe it as one of the most decisive and important messages of his pontificate.
Feb 10, 2015
Based on Christ’s teachings, the Catholic Church has always upheld the indissolubility of marriage, and so it considers remarriage following a divorce to be adulterous.
Feb 8, 2015
As Pope Francis continues to hold an open debate over the Catholic Church’s approach to marriage, the family, and human sexuality, many faithful are becoming concerned that immutable dogmas may be subtly changed or undermined.
Feb 5, 2015
Sir Martin Gilbert, a widely respected British-Jewish historian who strongly defended the wartime record of Pope Pius XII, died Tuesday at the age of 78.
Feb 2, 2015
A new capital gains tax levy, which came into effect in January and revealed to Catholics in 2013 via the media rather than church authorities, was reportedly a factor in causing 178,000 Catholics to formally leave the church in 2013.
Jan 26, 2015
“Careless talk costs lives,” warned the British wartime poster. As Pope Francis continues to speak candidly to the press, and getting into trouble for it, an increasing number of Catholics would like to see him heed the slogan.
Jan 20, 2015
If ISIS were to attack the Vatican, it would be an enormous mistake that would isolate the Islamists and cut off their funding, a former Palestinian terrorist has said.