VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a surprise move, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, as the head of Propaganda Fide, the major Vatican department for evangelization, and signaling a possible papal successor.
(RNS) — Well-liked and respected at home, the bright and pastorally minded archbishop of Manila has all of the attributes prized by Francis.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Established during Pope Paul VI's 1969 visit to Uganda, the first by a pope in Africa, SECAM once consisted of fewer than 50 clerics. The symposium now brings together some 400 cardinals, archbishops, bishops and priests from 40 national and regional bodies.
(RNS) — The Catholic hierarchy needs to take a few pointers from how modern corporations manage their staffs and push their products.
(RNS) — The bottom line is that the Chinese government can do whatever it wants to the Catholic Church in China, and no one can do anything about it.