July document on mission of local churches was addressed to bishops, so bishops are Vatican’s dialogue partners, insists Congregation for Clergy Prefect Cardinal Beniamino Stella
A theologian has called for women cardinals, arguing that in the Church “the untethering of competency from orders is long overdue”.
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith recently published an instruction manual for bishops and religious superiors to consult when seeking the truth in cases of clergy sex abuse of minors.
A canon lawyer has backed a proposal from Catholic women that laypeople be allowed to preach in Masses.
A theologian has proposed the Church overhaul the idea of a Sunday Mass “obligation” incumbent on Catholics.
Pope Francis on Monday, 16 March 2020, promulgated a new law regulating the judicial system of Vatican City State.
Pope Francis today insisted on the importance of law and punishment in the Church and the State.
Pope Francis on Saturday addressed members of the Tribunal of the Vatican City State.
Catholic Freemasons are “certainly not” excommunicated, an Austrian priest and member of Vatican interfaith dialogue body has said.