Details of new Vatican constitution emerging
Is it a recentralization or a decentralization of Roman power?

Last week, Bishop Marcello Semeraro, secretary of the pope’s C6 Council of Cardinal Advisors announced that the group hoped to present Francis with a final draft of a new Vatican constitution in September. Praedicate Evangelium, as the new governing document for

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2019-07-04T18:56:03-07:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: |0 Comments

Vatican lowers boom on gender theory

A Vatican department has issued a sweeping denunciation of so-called gender theory and affirmed the principles of human dignity, difference, and complementarity. “In all such [gender] theories, from the most moderate to the most radical, there is agreement that one’s

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Vatican will eventually issue declaration on McCarrick investigation

Sometimes the fates who govern the news business have a wicked sense of timing. After a long stretch of relative quiet regarding Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal who was defrocked over sexual misconduct and abuse charges, Tuesday brought not one but

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2019-05-30T17:02:34-07:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: |6 Comments

Pope Francis says no plans for female deacons, but study continues

Pope Francis said Tuesday that the Vatican commission exploring the possibility of female deacons continues its study, but does not have any consensus that would lead soon to a plan of action. “For the female diaconate, there is a way

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2019-05-07T17:43:41-07:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: |28 Comments