In message to Passionists for 300th anniversary, Francis warns “human manipulation” to blame for “worrying… pain and decay” of natural world
“The Church should take the path of service rather than that of confrontation”, insists Bishop of Valence Pierre-Yves Michel
“Today the Church tells you, she tells us: ‘Use what God has given you and look at the poor'”, Francis insists at Angelus
“You are the messenger, not the message – ultimately it is not about you”, Bishop of Mainz Peter Kohlgraf tells clerics in ordination homily
During COVID “we have discovered a new ecclesiology, perhaps even a new theology, and a new ministry”, affirms Bishop Mario Grech
In Germany, women are already studying to become deacons, arguing that “gender equality and diaconality are indispensable for the future of the Church”.