VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Certain resistance has surfaced; I think it´s a good sign when things are discussed openly and not secretly if people don’t agree. It’s good to discuss things openly; it’s healthy.”
Articles tagged “Cardinal Raymond Burke”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The stunning demotion may remake Burke into St. Raymond the Martyr, the patron saint of Catholic conservatives.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cardinal Walter Kasper, known as “the pope’s theologian,” says critics shouldn’t fear Pope Francis’ focus on mercy.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The mother church has so much generosity it could provide justice free of charge,” Pope Francis said.
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) Saturday’s vote was an abrupt about-face from Monday’s mid-term report from the Synod, which spoke of “welcoming homosexual persons” and acknowledging the gifts they have to offer the wider church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In what looked like strenuous damage control, the Vatican’s chief spokesman told a packed media conference Tuesday that this was a “working document, not a final document.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Should families welcome their gay son and his partner home at Christmas? Lay Catholics say yes, and one leading cardinal calls it “evil.”
(RNS) “We have to repeat the doctrine, but the pastoral practice is what we are talking about. That’s why we are having a synod,” says Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
(RNS) Throughout the history of the church, apostles and bishops and theologians have often clashed, publicly and sometimes fiercely, to reach a conclusion on the very essentials of the faith.