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Vatican
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News
The Holy Father’s request comes shortly after the laicization of Theodore McCarrick, the former cardinal-archbishop of Washington, D.C. found guilty of sexually abusing adults and minors by the Vatican.
Culture of Life
Doreen Abi Raad
Muslim converts to Catholicism share joyful journeys of faith.
Sunday Guide
Father Jordan Schmidt, OP
User’s Guide to Sunday, Feb. 17
Nation
Michelle Bauman LaRosa/CNA
The disgraced former cardinal was laicized Jan. 11, he was notified his appeal was rejected Feb. 15, and Vatican announced news Feb. 16.
Nation
JD Flynn/CNA
What does it mean to be ‘laicized,’ ‘defrocked’ or ‘dismissed from the clerical state’?
Vatican
Edward Pentin
The document’s statement that ‘diversity of religions’ is ‘willed by God’ has generated controversy.
Commentary
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The Church in Germany has heavily influenced the post-conciliar era at the Vatican, most notably during the current German-friendly pontificate of Pope Francis.
Commentary
The Editors
REGISTER SYMPOSIUM: Key Church leaders reflect on the root causes of clerical sexual abuse, and the most effective path forward to healing
Commentary
Cardinal Gerhard Müller
REGISTER SYMPOSIUM: Only he who lives according to the commandments of God can be a good shepherd and a model for the flock.
Commentary
Cardinal Wilfrid Napier
REGISTER SYMPOSIUM: “To each according to his needs” is a principle worth considering.
Joseph O’Brien
Apostolic administrator takes issue with parish priest’s implementation of approved liturgical norms.
Patti Armstrong
Meet a remarkable servant of the Church who offers wit and wisdom.
The Editors
EDITORIAL: The Church needs to administer strong medicine in the face of publicly dissenting Catholic politicians like the New York governor.
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