Pope Francis Abolishes Privileges for Cardinals and Bishops Page all

VATICAN CITY, KOMPAS.com – Pope Francis decreed that para bishop and cardinals who serve in the Vatican will be tried by lay courts, the same as in other criminal cases and no longer by an elite panel of prelates. Pope Francis issued a decree invalidating the inner provisions civil criminal law Vatican on Friday (30/4/2021). … Read more

Pope: sharing property is not communism, it is Christianity – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ROME, APRIL 11 – Sharing ownership “is not communism, it is pure Christianity”. The Pope said this in the homily of the Mass on the Feast of Divine Mercy. Commenting on the passage from the Acts of the Apostles which says that “no one considered his property what belonged to him, but among … Read more

Palm Sunday, Memories of the Coming of Jesus to Jerusalem

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – For the people Catholic, Palm Sunday celebrations mark the start of the Holy Week ahead of the resurrection of Jesus. Since last year, it seems that the pandemic situation has taken away the excitement of Palm Sunday and has changed to online worship. Although there is no procession and waving of … Read more

Masses are back on March 15th and there are no Easter processions

Masses are back on March 15, and processions, including the traditional Easter “compass,” will continue to be suspended, as announced by the Permanent Council of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference today. “The Permanent Council reflected on the current situation of the pandemic and decided that the celebrations of the Eucharist with the presence of the assembly … Read more

Catholic bishops ask not to use Johnson & Johnson vaccine | Politics | DW

Kevin C. Rhoades, chair of the Doctrine Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, as well as Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, head of the conference’s Pro-Life Activities Committee, issued Tuesday (2.3. 2021) a statement in which they expressed their doubts about the J&J preparation, because “it raises questions about the moral … Read more

The Episcopate, on Formosa: “The exercise of any form of violent repression cannot be accepted”

The Executive Committee of the Argentine Episcopal Conference (CEA) said this Saturday that “the exercise of any form of violent repression against citizens who demand for the full validity of their human and social rights “, in relation to the protests that occurred yesterday in the province of Formosa. This was stated by the commission, … Read more

US Bishops Call on Catholics to Avoid Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Over “Moral Concerns”

(CNN) — As officials and health experts are in the race to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, some Catholic bishops have stepped in to discourage Church members from getting Johnson & Johnson’s recently approved single-dose vaccine. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, as well as at least six other dioceses across the country, have released statements … Read more

The city that rebelled against its archbishop for not reporting sexual abuse from a priest friend | International

The last weekend in January there was panic around the Cologne Cathedral, the most visited monument in Germany. Citizens alarmed the firefighters because they believed they saw smoke on their heights. It was false alarm. What is not a false alarm is the anger of many Catholic parishioners who in Germany pay 9 percent of … Read more

Mexican church recognizes moral erosion before the fall of Catholicism

The Mexican Church recognized this Sunday a “moral erosion” following the publication of the 2020 census that showed a 5% reduction in Catholicism in the population before the advance of secularism and Protestantism. “Good is generally not news, evil is always magnified. The Church has had a moral wear and tear before society, for the … Read more

Youth Foundation asks for online donations: Diocese Rottenburg Stuttgart

Pastor Markus Scheifele, chairman of the youth foundation “just”, calls for an online donation on the occasion of the upcoming youth Sunday. Despite the corona pandemic, numerous innovative projects by, with and above all for children and young people are taking place in the diocese. With the “justCorona“Special funding in 2020, the youth foundation” just … Read more