The archbishop of Philadelphia said that the committee is gathering information on how the U.S. bishops are responding to the apostolic exhortation and is not formulating policies.
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The text of a letter allegedly written by 13 cardinals to Pope Francis is inaccurate, said Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, adding that the contents of private documents should remain private.
A World Over Exclusive: The cardinal claims ‘many bishops … are more on my side.’
The South-African cardinal discounted a recent report in Crux that suggested African support for allowing such couples to receive the Eucharist.
Developed by Rome-based writers Christine McCarthy and Diane Montagna, the novena will take place on the first Thursdays of nine consecutive months, beginning Feb. 5.
In an exclusive Register interview, the senior Vatican official discusses contemporary threats to marriage and how to strengthen this human institution.
The Humanum Colloquium, under way Nov. 17-19 at the Vatican, is seeking to find ‘new and creative language to speak to people where they are.’
After Vatican approval of their selection, the quartet of archbishops will represent the U.S. bishops at next year’s Ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family.
Christian leaders from the region insist that a sound pastoral approach to family issues must be grounded in authentic doctrinal teaching.