VATICAN CITY (RNS) The stunning demotion may remake Burke into St. Raymond the Martyr, the patron saint of Catholic conservatives.
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Josephine McKenna has more than 30 years' experience in print, broadcast and interactive media. Based in Rome since 2007, she covered the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and election of Pope Francis and canonizations of their predecessors. Now she covers all things Vatican for RNS.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The mother church has so much generosity it could provide justice free of charge,” Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “We don’t judge people, but the gesture in itself is to be condemned,” said Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, head of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Catholics around the world are “feeling a bit seasick because they feel the church’s ship has lost its way,” American Cardinal Raymond Burke said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Judas, poor man, is the one who closed himself to love and that is why he became a traitor,” Pope Francis said.
ROME (RNS) About 300 exorcists from around the world held their first-ever convention in Rome and expressed concern about the number of people turning to Satanism and the occult.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “God is not a divine being or a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life,” Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis also took aim at practices that have been hotly debated in the U.S, such as the so-called “extraordinary rendition” of terror suspects to other countries.