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.
“The Code of Canon Law refers to this situation of a manifest lack of proper moral disposition when it states that those who ‘obstinately persist in manifest grave sin’ are not to be admitted to Eucharistic communion.”
The Vatican has said that there will be no live coverage of Biden greeting the pope.
“Biden has issued statements supporting legal abortion in the United States and internationally.”
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“Pope John’s spirit of humble simplicity, profound goodness, and deep life of prayer radiated in all that he did…”
“The Pontifical Swiss Guard, charged with protecting the pope, has required all 135 guards to get a COVID-19 vaccine.”
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“This is concerning, and must be investigated by the Nigerian government, and failing that, by the wider international community.”
“[T]he regulations were being implemented at the request of Pope Francis…”
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“I think we’ve seen people of different religious backgrounds, different ethnic backgrounds, coming together across the country.”
“I entrust to the Virgin Mary the work of this assembly and also the whole of your activity as an Academy for the defense and promotion of life,” Pope Francis said…
Iraq is a priority country for Aid to the Church in Need, which provides help such as emergency aid, repairs of Church buildings, medical assistance during the pandemic and student scholarships.
Most media accounts said nothing about the pope’s comments on homosexuality, and they gave brief mention to his remarks on abortion.
“Our desire for power is expressed in many ways in the life of the Church.”