Catholic Culture - After demanding that the priests of the Diocese of Ahiara, Nigeria, must write to him accepting their bishop’s authority, Pope Francis had begun responding personally to those priests who complied with his directive.
Catholic Culture - Investigators have unearthed a series of financial transactions that suggest a contractor was paid by two different Vatican offices for his work in a case that has given rise to the Vatican’s first indictments for financial misconduct.
Catholic Culture - Following the recitation of the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square on July 23, Pope Francis appealed for prayer for peace in Jerusalem, where violence has erupted following the Israeli installation of metal detectors at Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount.
Catholic Culture - The fourth-ranking member of China’s Communist party said that it is important for “the leadership of the Chinese Catholic Church” to be “firmly in the hands of those who love the nation and the religion.”
Catholic Culture - The chairman of the US bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development urged senators to “oppose any effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a concurrent replacement plan that protects poor and vulnerable people, including ...