VATICAN CITY (RNS) Underneath the pope’s compassion is a steely side, which he’s particularly ready to use when it comes to priests, bishops or cardinals he feels are undermining the church’s mission.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Marx acknowledged there were 'tensions' within the church but stressed differences of opinion always existed.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Nine cardinals in a group advising Francis on Vatican economic and structural reforms issued a statement Monday (Feb. 13) expressing "full support for the pope's work" and guaranteeing "full backing for him and his teachings."
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Grand Master Matthew Festing had been locked in a bitter dispute with the Vatican over the firing of another leader of the ancient chivalric order.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) 'I don’t lose sleep over it,' the pontiff said in a new interview. Foes accusing him of 'Protestantizing' the church are legalists trying 'to foment divisions.'
(RNS) Four cardinals accuse Francis of sowing confusion on important moral issues.
(RNS) The conservative prelate said Trump understood the values of fundamental importance to Catholics and would do anything possible to halt abortion.
(RNS) Ever since Pope Francis was elected, he has faced strong opposition to his push for church reforms -- and the face of that opposition has often been Cardinal Raymond Burke.
(RNS) Rome-based Cardinal Raymond Burke, a critic of Pope Francis' policies, says Islam “wants to govern the world” and Americans must respond by reasserting “the Christian origin of our own nation.”
(RNS) Cardinal Raymond Burke told an audience at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio that marriage is under “diabolical attack" by both modern culture and church insiders.
(RNS) The Catholic Church has always taught that sin is sin, but few people see killing someone as equivalent to marrying a lifelong same-sex partner.
(RNS) The Catholic priest behind the new boys-only policy made waves at another parish when he said parishioners who voted for Barack Obama had to go to confession. The latest uproar comes amid a wider debate over whether the Catholic Church has...
(RNS) Many women will head to Mass this weekend and note that the priest, bishop and pope have something in common: They are all men, and the power they hold in institutional church structures hardly looks like marginalization.
(RNS) Why aren't more men entering the priesthood? A leading U.S. cardinal blames altar girls and a church that's become "too feminized."
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis attacked the “terrorism of gossip” and the danger of cliques that "enslave their members and become a cancer that threatens the harmony of the body" and eventually kill it by "friendly fire."