Results from Tag: 'vatican'

Baldacchino altar and ornate frescoes inside Saint Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.

Vatican News and the Resurrection Film (March 27)

After the new Vatican decree limits Masses at side altars in St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the greatest and busiest churches in the world falls into near empty silence each morning. This week on Register radio we talk to Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin about the new decree, plus we review Holy Week and Easter schedules at the Vatican and in Rome, and we check in on the controversies swirling around the Vatican’s statement on same-sex unions and blessings. And then, Register contributor Kathy Schiffer joins us to discuss the new film Resurrection that is out just in time for Easter.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, wears a mask during a press conference on "Preparing the future, building peace in the time of Covid-19" inside the Vatican Press Office, July 7, 2020.

Cardinals Uphold Vatican Statement on Same-Sex Unions

Pope Francis has emphasized the dignity of all including those with same-sex attraction, Cardinal Turkson said, adding that the Pope is “calling on families to welcome their children who may have some such tendencies.”