COMMENTARY: Blessed Pius IX inaugurated a new era for the Church by dissolving the Papal States.
Researchers said it was not clear whether RedDelta had succeeded in regaining access to the Vatican network, but they argued that the group’s efforts to do so underlined the Chinese Communist Party’s determination to increase its oversight of Catholics in China.
Archbishop Gänswein thanked those who had prayed for his recovery, saying: “May God reward you for your prayerful support.”
PART 2: Past and present employees say the culture reflects more of a political than Christian entity.
Details of the suits had not previously been made public, but on Sept. 15, a news outlet reported that Mincione is seeking declaratory relief from the court, asking that a judge rule he did not behave improperly in his dealings with the Vatican.
Speaking to pilgrims in the Vatican’s San Damaso Courtyard, the pope noted that Fr. Malgesini was killed “by a person in need whom he himself helped, a person with a mental illness.”
The Chinese Communist Party government in mainland China views Taiwan as a rebel province and has historically put pressure on countries to cut diplomatic ties with the island.
COMMENTARY: Cardinal Marian Jaworski’s presence at the death of Pope St. John Paul II capped long years at Karol Wojytła’s side.