In a video statement posted online, Cardinal Oswald Gracias said a 2020 recording of a telephone conversation had been ‘mischievously edited’ to give the wrong impression. The cardinal has ‘categorically, emphatically and totally’ denied any wrongdoing. The Vatican is investigating the bishop in question.
The Holy Father underlined that life on earth is best understood as preparation for eternal life in heaven. The Aug. 10 reflection concluded the cycle of catechesis on old age.
They express concern that the synodal process underway might falsely give the impression that all Catholics in Ireland would like to see changes made.
For Fernández, it’s important to see events in their historical context.
The Spanish priest also said that in an exorcism there are two types of prayers that are done, facing the devil directly.
Nearly 90% of Catholics say they have had their finances significantly impacted by inflation.