VATICAN CITY (RNS) Cardinal Walter Kasper said the pope was like “a Jesuit spiritual guide” and wanted senior clerics to reactivate their “evangelical spirit.”
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Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom talks to Gwen Ifill on PBS NewsHour on Monday night about Pope Francis’ latest diagnosis of the ills that ail the Catholic Church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Part psychologist, part oncologist, here’s Pope Francis’ diagnosis for what ails the church’s central bureaucracy.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis attacked the “terrorism of gossip” and the danger of cliques that “enslave their members and become a cancer that threatens the harmony of the body” and eventually kill it by “friendly fire.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “There is much work ahead, so we can expect it to be done not this year but the next,” said the Vatican’s chief spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis’ meeting on Tuesday with the heads of all Vatican departments signals the kickoff to a reform campaign six months after he was elected with a mandate to bring the church’s central bureaucracy in line.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis’ new Secretary of State will replace Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, a trusted aide of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who had been blamed for the mismanagement and scandals that plagued the Vatican in recent years.
(RNS) A new commission created by Pope Francis will have the power to access the bank’s data and documents, trumping the secrecy that historically shrouded its operations.