The bishop emeritus of Hong Kong was arrested with four others Wednesday for ‘collusion with foreign forces’ and has since been released on bail.
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How should Pope Francis and the Holy See deal with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church?
The call for a day of prayer and fasting on March 2nd was an initiative of Pope Francis for the entire Catholic Church
The invasion caused massive hemorrhaging in the Vatican’s Russia policy since 2014.
In 1794, the sisters were arrested, put on trial, and condemned by the Committee of Public Safety for being counterrevolutionaries and religious fanatics.
“I echo the Holy Father’s call for prayer and fasting to end the war in Ukraine.”
Cardinal Pietro Parolin said in a video statement on Feb. 24 that Pope Francis’ appeal for ‘peaceful coexistence’ in the region has ‘dramatic urgency’ amid the ‘horrors of war.’
Shortly after his election, Pope Francis established a Council of Cardinals to assist him in governing the Church and help him draft a new apostolic constitution redefining the tasks and functions of curial offices.
In January 2022, Pope Francis bestowed the title doctor of the church on St. Irenaeus of Lyons, a Christian bishop who died about A.D. 200.
“There is a new idolatry of violence arising around the world, and as Christians we have to say no to violence, no to military action.”
ANALYSIS: The interpretive document considerably tightens already-sweeping restrictions on the traditional form of the Roman Rite.
Once again, the people of Ukraine turn to the faith for their salvation against the enemy at the gate — and once again, a pope is not standing by in silence.
“In this time of fear and uncertainty, we stand in solidarity with the Church in Ukraine and offer our support.”
Biden has repeatedly declared his support for ‘Roe v. Wade’ as pro-life advocates gather in the hopes that it will topple this year.
Sources say Pope Francis met privately twice last year with Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla
Loyal Catholics need clarity from Rome about this issue.
The Vatican said it wanted to ensure that priests who wish to celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass “share the desire of the Holy Father” that the Vatican II reform of the liturgy is recognized “as the unique expression of the lex orandi of the Roman Rite.”
When asked about politics, the priests surveyed were significantly more likely to describe themselves as “conservative” as compared to respondents in 2002, the researchers say.
Reuters has described current turmoil in the southeastern European state, home to 3.3 million people, as the worst political crisis since the war.
On October 29, Biden was asked, “Mr. President, did the issue of abortion come up at all?” The first words out of his mouth were, “No, it didn’t.”
Fr. Frank Pavone offers his insight regarding Joe Biden’s visit with Pope Francis today.
“We Catholics, and Christians overall, are sick and tired of having our faith used and abused by those who claim to profess it but reject the right to life.”
The Vatican has indicated that it will now only provide live footage of the arrival of the U.S. president’s motorcade at the Apostolic Palace, which some journalists will also be allowed to attend.