Speaking at his Senate confirmation hearing, Antony Blinken also endorsed outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration that the Chinese government is engaged in ‘genocide’ against Muslim ethnic minorities.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The new US administration is aligned with Pope Francis’ Vatican priorities in areas like immigration and environmental policy, but at odds with foundational Church teachings on abortion and gender ideology.
A new human rights report “gives a terrifying view of the cruelty of Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.”
‘We are in a terrible situation,’ Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, told the Register Jan. 13.
In a Jan. 13 statement, the Vatican said the new figure is “attributable, among other things, to some contractual obligations and the ordinary management of its resources.”
Sources tell the Register that the March 2019 letter the Vatican secretary of state sent to the president of the Vatican Bank appears to be a justifiable action intended to stem further losses on the property transaction.
In a television interview offered to the Italian news program, Tg5, the Pope opens up about the current crisis of unity, the need for everyone to take the COVID vaccine, and the impact of the lockdown on family and society as a whole.
Although his retirement was announced last year, Father Hans Langendörfer delayed his departure due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Senior Vatican officials tell the Register they are continuing to investigate reports that $1.8 billion was wired between 2014 and 2020, but what happened and why remains very unclear.
The 2015 emails show how the academy’s chancellor and some of its senior members were alarmed about a French scientist attending a high-level Vatican summit and had him disinvited.