VATICAN CITY (RNS) At issue is whether the church’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal violates international norms against subjecting minors to torture, something that the Vatican’s chief spokesman denied on Tuesday.
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ROME (RNS) The Vatican’s chief spokesman told reporters on Friday that the Vatican was “extremely calm” regarding a possible mob threat against Pope Francis.
ROME (RNS) “It is simply not a realistic possibility that the pope will name female cardinals for the consistory in February,” the Vatican’s chief spokesman said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Reconciliation between the Vatican and a conservative breakaway group will require “further discussions” the Vatican doctrinal office said on Wednesday, while stressing that each member of the group will have to agree on key points of Catholic doctrine, including relationship with the Jews. By Alessandro Speciale.