(RNS) — The recent Amazon synod has exposed just how far conservative Catholicism has been reshaped in the image of American evangelicalism.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — On his flight back from a weeklong trip to Africa, Pope Francis answered critics of his papacy, saying that although he hopes for dialogue he’s not afraid of a schism.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinal Raymond Burke said in a statement Tuesday that he was terminating his relationship with the Dignitatis Humanae Institute immediately.
(RNS) — There is talk of schism as the American bishops meet in Baltimore this week, but In order to have a schism, you need truly divisive issues that split the community.
ROME (AP) — Cardinal Raymond Burke said Pope Francis still needs to respond to a set of questions that he and three other conservative cardinals posed over a year ago about Francis’ opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — And Francis agrees with his critics who say that a pope can be wrong.
(RNS) — Francis critics have worked themselves into a frenzy because the first Jesuit pope prioritizes discernment and pastoral theology over a one-size-fits-all rigidity when it comes to the application of doctrine, writes John Gehring.
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.
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) His Eminence says he is talking theology. But he is really pontificating on religious politics.