Tag Archives: Roman Curia

Cardinal Müller: There’s no problem between me, Pope Francis

In a brief interview given just hours after hearing that he would no longer be heading the Vatican’s doctrine office, Cardinal Gerhard Müller said the decision was normal, and was not the result of conflict between him and Pope Francis. “There were no differences between me and Pope Francis,” Cardinal Müller told Allgemeine Zeitung, a

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A peculiar Catholic education led this Jew to love Rome

Crux’s associate editor and business manager Shannon Levitt, who’s Jewish, reflects on the peculiar Catholic education she’s received by being married to editor John Allen, and in particular what it’s taught her about the magic of Rome. I’ve been the beneficiary of a peculiar kind of Catholic education. I’m not a Catholic, so I didn’t

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12 guiding principles from Pope Francis

In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing reform, which in his view ought to focus primarily on conversion, unity, and streamlining the old process in order to meet modern needs. Francis opened his annual Dec. 22

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Letters from the Synod: special edition, October 10, 2015

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops As Synod-2015 ends its first week of work, a crucial point of conversation and debate over the next two weeks is coming into clearer focus as other, more mediagenic proposals fade into the background: Should the Synod

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Sixth Meeting of Council of Cardinals Wraps Up

The director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi, provided an update on the sixth meeting of the Council of Cardinals, which began on Monday, 15 September and will conclude this afternoon.   As usual, the Holy Father was present at all sessions apart from this morning’s due to the Wednesday general audience.

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