VATICAN CITY (RNS) Speaking to followers in St. Peter’s Square, the pontiff criticized revelations made in two books published last week that explore Francis’ efforts to overhaul financial mismanagement within the Vatican walls.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Philadelphia’s Chaput said “anxieties are running high” among conservatives, while Chicago’s Cupich, a reform-minded delegate, said hard-liners need to be like Francis and chill out.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) There are growing signs of exasperation with the pressure tactics of the traditionalists. But in the end, their arguments may trump any annoyance.
(RNS) The high-level summit of bishops from around the world that Francis convenes of Sunday will spend most of the month arguing about how, and whether, the Catholic Church can change — and the fate of his papacy may rest on the outcome.
(RNS) It’s another “first” for the little-known but influential movement known as Reconstructionist Judaism.
(RNS) There have been other attempts to reorganize the Curia, but many have resisted efforts to reform the papal bureaucracy; they know that popes come and go, but the Vatican civil service remains.
(RNS) The Catholic Church has always taught that sin is sin, but few people see killing someone as equivalent to marrying a lifelong same-sex partner.
(RNS) Pope Francis isn’t a fan of being cooped up inside the Vatican, and he may not be for very long. That and other juicy tidbits from his two-year anniversary interview.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Transforming the dynamic of Vatican power is key to what Pope Francis considers his greater goal: reorienting Catholicism itself to face the new challenges of the third millennium.