VATICAN CITY (RNS) Giovanni Maria Vian said women bishops would have “an extremely negative impact” on steps to bring Anglicans and Catholics closer together despite a positive meeting between Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis.
Articles tagged “L’Osservatore Romano”
(RNS) Faced with recent setbacks in the United States and in Europe, the Catholic Church has intensified its increasingly uphill battle against gay marriage, and embraced a theory that compares marriage equality to communism. By Alessandro Speciale.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican newspaper criticized media coverage of Pope Benedict's latest book on Jesus, saying that misdirected attention on minor remarks on Christmas traditions oveshadowed the pontiff's key message. By Alessandro Speciale.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican newspaper called the “Jesus wife” papyrus a “clumsy fake” that suits “contemporary ideology,” not the historical Jesus. By Alessandro Speciale.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican posted its highest loss in more than a decade last year, blaming mostly the “negative trend of global financial markets.” But the Vatican City State, which is run by a different administration, reported a sizable profit, thanks to the record numbers of the Vatican Museums. By Alessandro Speciale.
The Vatican's No. 3 official on Tuesday (May 29) condemned the theft and publication of secret papal documents as an “immoral act of unheard-of gravity.” By Alessandro Speciale.