Pope Francis wrote a letter to Cardinal Luis Ladaria, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, explaining his decision to admit women to the ministries of lector and acolyte.
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Magnum Principium, issued motu proprio, shifts some responsibility for translating liturgical texts from the Vatican to bishops’ conferences.
‘Either it wasn’t a marriage, and this is nullity — it didn’t exist,’ he told reporters. ‘And if it did, it’s indissoluble. This is clear.’
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The new process is aimed at streamlining the system for granting annulments out of concern 'for the salvation of souls,' while affirming the long-standing Catholic teaching on marriage indissolubility.
The Holy See Press Office announced that two papal motu proprio about the matter will be released at a noon press conference on Tuesday.
The creation of the Secretariat for Communications, announced by Pope Francis June 27, will attempt to create a more centralized, efficient model.
The college of seven people will deal with the most serious crimes in the Church.
A new manual that outlines the new economic policies will take effect Jan. 1.