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
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
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
The following comes from a Sept. 8 posting on Ed Peters' Canon Law Blog. .... At the pope’s request, a tiny group of experts, most from just one country, developed these new canons and explanations in a very short time.