Articles tagged “william levada”
(RNS) Meet the 11 U.S. cardinals who will vote in next month’s conclave to elect a new pope, from the scandal-scarred Cardinal Roger Mahony to the conservative Vatican insider Cardinal Raymond Burke.
(RNS) Released from the Catholic cocoon of seminary in 1962, the four young priests faced a church on the brink of volcanic reform with the opening of the Second Vatican Council. After being schooled in a Vatican I church, the foursome would step down as powerful American prelates, five decades later, as quintessential Vatican II men. By Peggy Fletcher Stack.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI has tapped a fellow German to lead the Vatican doctrinal office he headed for 24 years before being elected to the papacy. By Alessandro Speciale.