Bishop Heiner Wilmer, who has been a vocal backer of the German Synodal Way’s most controversial proposals, is reportedly Pope Francis’s ‘probable’ pick to head the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.
A ‘Dirty Schism’ in Germany? As Synodal Way Nears Conclusion, Lay Group Warns of ‘Worst Possible’ Outcome
NEWS ANALYSIS: Without decisive intervention from Rome, faithful Catholics in Germany are likely to be pushed ‘underground,’ cautions New Beginning
There’s no known date for when the highly anticipated book by Benedict XVI’s longtime personal secretary will be published in English — and at least one American publisher has already passed.
COMMENTARY: In his last years of life, the Australian prelate became one of the universal Church’s most prominent champions for doctrinal orthodoxy, a mantle others will need to carry forward following his departure.
Whether through a reconsideration of his theology or via his possible heavenly intercession, German Catholics who attended the late pope’s funeral see a big role for the Bavarian native in their country’s ongoing ecclesial crisis.
A gentle fog, calls of “Santo Subito!” and a whole lot of lederhosen.
Six prominent theologians illustrate Benedict XVI’s great contributions to the life and mind of the Church by reflecting upon some of his most significant theological works.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The dispute over liberalism, integralism and Catholicism’s implications for American political life was marked by a shift to institutional formation and practical politics.
St. Peter Canisius spent his life working and praying on behalf of the Church in Germany as part of the Counter-Reformation; we can count on his prayers today, too.