Many European Catholics are unsure which direction their spiritual leaders are now likely to take on key issues such as the granting of Communion to the divorced and remarried.
St. Cyril of Alexandria defended the faith in the face of falsehood — even from those of high ecclesial rank, Burke says in a homily for Latin Mass in Kansas.
Distinctly Catholic: It isn't that some of John Paul II's biggest fans inflated his significance; it is that they continually interpreted him in ways that reduced his complexity.
Albrecht von Boeselager, recently reinstated as the Knights' grand chancellor, said order officials had invoked "the wish of the Holy Father" when they asked him to resign.
Rome: Showdown between Vatican and Knights of Malta ends with resignation of order's leader, and appointment of a papal delegate.
Cardinal Raymond Burke will be the featured presenter at the Western Region Canon Law Meeting March 14-16 at San Francisco's St. Mary's Cathedral.
Just Catholic: Unlike other seagoing ships, pirates only showed their true colors when close enough to attack. Remind you of the cardinals against Amoris Laetitia?
Brazilian bishops have requested allowing married priests to resume priestly ministry in an "experimental, preliminary" move to counteract the country's priest shortage "catastrophe," says liberation theologian Boff.
Distinctly Catholic: Pope Francis knows that only with the heart of the Gospel, God's mercy, can the church find new life, and the Jubilee Year got the message out.
Critics of Francis have grown bolder and more demanding than ever, but the pontiff has a surprising ally in a soft-spoken Italian priest who critics call "the pope's mouthpiece."