Learning to take your leave

On Thursday Pope Francis tweaked the Church’s policies on bishops and Curial officials reaching the age of retirement, indicating that they should accept what God wants, whether accepting retirement or accepting continued service. The changes were made through a motu proprio entitled Imparare

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2018-02-16T10:09:42-08:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Pope Francis establishes new theological institute for marriage and family

On Tuesday Pope Francis issued a new motu proprio changing the legal status of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, making it a theological institute charged with studying marriage and the family from a scientific perspective. The

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2017-09-20T10:36:32-08:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Marriage and Family|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Pope issues new directives on revision, translation of liturgical texts

The Holy See has released a new “motu proprio” from Pope Francis outlining a shift in the responsibility of local bishops and the Apostolic See for the revision and approval of liturgical texts. Dated Sept. 3, the document is titled

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2017-09-10T07:42:48-08:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |19 Comments