New tensions in France over Tridentine Rite

The Archdiocese of Dijon, France, has asked the traditionalist Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter to leave for refusing to concelebrate Mass according to the post-Vatican II rite.

Bishops criticize Vatican's ban on blessing same-sex couples

Numerous Catholic bishops from around the world have publicly denounced the Vatican's recent statement forbidding Church blessings for same-sex couples, calling the move "unacceptable," hurtful and clumsy.