From: By: Sandro Magister ROME, September 21, 2016 – Pope Francis received in audience a few days ago the Brazilian cardinal Cláudio Hummes, accompanied by the archbishop of Natal, Jaime Vieira Rocha. Hummes, 82, former archbishop of São Paulo and prefect of the Vatican congregation for the clergy, is today the president both of the commission for the Amazon of the episcopal conference of Brazil and of the Pan-Amazonian Network that joins together 25 cardinals and bishops of the surrounding countryside, in addition to indigenous representatives of different local ethnicities. And in this capacity he [Hummes] supports, among others, the … Continue reading Are married priests on the way?
From John Allen’s Crux blog: https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2016/06/06/pope-taps-interim-replacement-prelate-facing-abuse-charges/ Ines San Martin, June 6, 2016 In his latest effort to show resolve against clerical sexual abuse, Pope Francis on Monday appointed an apostolic administrator to take over the Church in Guam, where the island … Continue reading Pope taps interim replacement for prelate facing abuse charges
On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Pope Francis concluded a series of talks he began in early April at his Wednesday General Audiences on the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit. While the Holy Spirit is certainly not limited to gracing … Continue reading Seven Gifts