Theologian explains why Benedict XVI published posthumous book

An 190-page book of essays by the late Pope Emeritus has been published, according to his orders, three weeks after

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Ouellet denies second sexual abuse claim from Québec

Cardinal Marc Ouellet denied an accusation against him from a Québec woman last month and filed a defamation suit against

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Beijing redraws diocesan boundaries and installs bishop

The Vatican has expressed “surprise and regret” at the installation of Chinese Bishop Peng Weizhao as auxiliary of Jiangxi, a diocese not

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What will the Pope’s latest synodality surprise mean?

Pope Francis has extended the timescale of the synod on synodality, so that the October 2023 will no longer be

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Pontifical Academy of Life defends economist appointment

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia said that Mariana Mazzucato’s tweets were “pro-choice” but not “pro-abortion”.CNS/Paul Haring Pontifical Academy of Life defends economist

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Traditionalist monk suspended following clandestine ordination 

In church law Dom Alcuin’s ordination is ‘valid but illicit’. Traditionalist monk suspended following clandestine ordination  Dom Alcuin made a

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Argentine bishop defended by Pope jailed for abuse

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta, 58, pleaded not guilty to charges but was convicted on 4 March and detained immediately. Argentine bishop

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Women speakers emphasise need for ‘reciprocity’

Women are a rightful part of the advancement toward the truth, inspired by the Holy Spirit. Women speakers emphasise need for

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Canon lawyer ‘terrified’ by young conservative seminarians

A “clerical aristocracy” in the Church needs to be challenged, said Fr Tom Doyle. Canon lawyer ‘terrified’ by young conservative

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One-tenth of New Zealand clerics accused of abuse, report finds

The report, published Feb. 1, said that “a total of 1,680 reports of abuse were made by 1,122 individuals against Catholic clergy,

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