University of Münster professor Thomas Schüller says archbishop’s “abuse of abuse victims” is “nefarious, shameful and inexcusable”
Hans Zollner SJ says Vatican “control, supervision and, if necessary, intervention” of new Church societies and institutes necessary to prevent abuses of power
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.