The Catholic Whistleblowers mailed a second letter Sept. 1 to the Vatican's Congregation for Bishops, referring back to another letter the group sent at the start of 2016.
Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family is an example of the papal teaching to which Catholics are obliged to give "religious submission of will and intellect."
"People call me 'the enemy of the pope' and so forth. I have never been and I am not presently the enemy of the pope," says Cardinal Raymond Burke.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said recent comments by Cardinal Raymond Burke on Islam's desire to govern the world are unhelpful in the aftermath of a spate of terror attacks.
U.S. Cardinal: Catholic leaders have a tendency "to simply think that Islam is a religion like the Catholic faith or the Jewish faith. That is simply not objectively the case."
Pope Francis appointed Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich to the Vatican Congregation for Bishops, the office that proposes bishop candidates.
Distinctly Catholic: That Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego is convoking a diocesan synod to consider how to embrace Amoris Laetitia is both good news and important news.
Distinctly Catholic: I have been wondering when we were going to hear from the bishops in the U.S. who support the pope about Amoris Laetitia.
A broad middle exists in the reaction to Pope Francis' exhortation, with a great deal of goodwill and encouragement taken from the document.
The advocacy group's petition alleges that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn't honored its zero tolerance policy toward abusive priests and deacons.