The LCWR’s frank but hopeful statement about meetings with the Vatican’s doctrinal chief: “This work is fraught with tension and misunderstanding.”
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A passage from the Vatican doctrinal czar’s blast at the U.S. sisters seems lifted directly from a National Catholic Register story that made the same points the cardinal did this week.
The Vatican’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva saw a “common path” with the White House on social justice issues and “a way forward, a compromise, a solution” on culture war topics after “cordial” meeting
And Archbishop George Ganswein is still working for Francis. Should Ganswein go? Some say yes.
First he was upset at Pope Francis’ criticisms of capitalism. Now he’s worried that the income inequality debate will take us to Hitler’s Germany…
“But look at what that one has done, or that one,” the pope said. “But I have done so many (bad) things. Who am I to judge? … Who am I to gossip about this person? Who am I who has done the same or worse?”
Also: the pope, in his homily at Mass on Thursday morning, says that all the Christian apologetics in the world won’t convince an unbeliever to believe — but living a genuine Christian life can.
“Capitalism should not become the model of society,” says Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, one of Francis’ top advisers. “To think that somewhere there are pure markets which give rise to the good through free competition is mere ideology.”
(RNS) Here is the most complete list yet of the archbishops that Pope Francis may name as his first new cardinals, along with two graphics showing where in the world they could — and maybe should — come from.
(RNS) Any day now, Pope Francis is expected to make his first appointments to the College of Cardinals, the select group of about 120 scarlet-clad senior churchmen whose main duty is to advise the pope while he reigns – and gather in the Sistine Chapel when he dies or resigns to name his successor. Will one of the 14 or so picks be the next pope?