Pope quotes late cardinal to say church is ‘200 years out of date’

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Vatican City (dpa) – Pope Francis on Saturday called on the Vatican hierarchy to embrace change as he quoted a late progressive cardinal who warned that the Catholic Church was seriously behind the times. “Cardinal Martini, in his last interview a few days … Read More

Pope Francis: Catechism will be updated to define ecological sins

In this 2017 file photo, Pope Francis addresses participants at an encounter marking the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church at the Vatican. VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Following through on a proposal made at the Synod of … Read More

Pope Francis Ends Landmark Sex Abuse Meeting With Strong Words, but Few Actions

In a speech after a Mass at the Vatican on Sunday, Pope Francis said that “even a single case of abuse” must be met “with the utmost seriousness.”  CreditCreditGiuseppe Lami/ANSA, via Associated Press VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis ended a landmark Vatican … Read More

‘Catholic Church Fosters Culture Of Abuse, Cover Up’: The Pope

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Pope Francis said that to overcome the culture of abuse requires a unified effort by both church and congregation. | Photo: Reuters “It’s shameful, I must say, that we didn’t know how to listen or respond in time,” Pope Francis … Read More