Edward Pentin
 
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Renowned movie director to premiere his new film 'Silence' in front of hundreds of Jesuits at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome.
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Holy Father expected to visit Dublin during World Meeting of Families.
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In an extract from his latest book-interview, 'Last Testament', Benedict XVI reflects on death, God's judgment, and the afterlife.
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Draws on historical precedent during Arian heresy and says the viciousness of their critics is aimed at "silencing the voice of truth".
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Critics argue that to say two-thirds of synod fathers supported the proposition is therefore very misleading.
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Mayor of Chicago praises his city's new cardinal, says he and Cupich are not "just friendly, we're friends".
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In 'Misericordia et Misera', Pope creates 'World Day of the Poor', and indefinitely extends both the faculty of priests to absolve the sin of abortion and the validity of confessions for the SSPX.
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Also closes the Holy Door of St. Peter's basilica and signs his new apostolic letter marking the end of the Jubilee Year.
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Warns of increasing "polarization and exclusion" in the world and in the Church; urges becoming "capable of forgiveness and reconciliation."
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Vaticanist claims it is because more cardinals were planning on resubmitting "doubts" over his exhortation on the family, 'Amoris Laetitia', at the meeting. The Vatican is not commenting.
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The full documentation relating to the cardinals’ initiative, entitled ‘Seeking Clarity: A Plea to Untie the Knots in Amoris Laetitia.’
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Director of a semi-official Vatican news site says interview in which the Pope is supposed to have said "communists think like Christians" was not recorded.
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Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Jim Nicholson, says the President-elect has been a “very good listener” at meetings with a Catholic coalition of advisers.
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Cardinal Pietro Parolin assured Donald Trump of his prayers, that the Lord may "enlighten and support him in the service of his country."
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Makes request at special jubilee for inmates, but the Holy Father has yet to visit or pardon 'Vatileaks' priest, currently serving an 18 month sentence in a Vatican jail.
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Comments from a respected Dominican theologian that they could be punishment for legalizing same-sex unions spark debate — and strong censure from the Vatican.
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Holy Father told reporters on the papal plane coming back from Sweden that it's important to "read well" St. John Paul II's declaration ruling out women's ordination.
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Gives homily on the essence of holiness at open-air Mass on All Saints Day in Malmö, Sweden.
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Tells reporters that the visit to commemorate the Reformation is an "important trip", an "ecclesial journey" in the "field of ecumenism".
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The town's co-cathedral was also almost flattened in the latest earthquake, the third major tremor to hit the region since August.
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Daring evacuation was launched after ISIS posed a grave danger to Syriac Catholic students in Kirkuk.
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In interview with Jesuit journal, the Pope also calls proselytism a "sin" and speaks of the need to overcome "rigid" perspectives to enable reform.
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Document issued in response to an increase in the number of cremations and ideas "contrary to the faith" that have become widespread.
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A person who is rigid in many cases conceals a "double life", lacks the freedom of God's children and needs the Lord's help, Pope says in morning homily.
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Bishops' backing follows two major pro-life demonstrations in which the episcopal conference chose not to participate.
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The Vatican's doctrinal chief draws attention to the "dictatorship of relativism" and the "globalization of indifference".
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Cardinals complain to the Pope, a Hard Rock Cafe threatens to also open nearby, but a Church historian says they should be protesting about far more serious issues.
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Reconciliation between the SSPX and Rome still appears some way off, but those looking to the Society to come to the Church's aid is increasing, according to Bishop Fellay.
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Venezuelan Father Arturo Sosa Abascal SJ has a specialized knowledge of politics and social justice.
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Priests, theology professors, men and women religious, catechists, seminary rectors and Catholic teachers from around the world are among those continuing to sign.
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Edward Pentin

Edward Pentin began reporting on the Pope and the Vatican with Vatican Radio before moving on to become the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register. He has also reported on the Holy See and the Catholic Church for a number of other publications including Newsweek, Newsmax, Zenit, The Catholic Herald, and The Holy Land Review, a Franciscan publication specializing in the Church and the Middle East. Edward is the author of “The Rigging of a Vatican Synod? An Investigation into Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family”, published by Ignatius Press. Follow him on Twitter @edwardpentin