Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio affirmed in a new book that Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia allows divorced and remarried persons to take Communion under certain circumstances.
Gaudium et Spes
The go-ahead to the Dakota Access Pipeline may put the movement "back to square one," but Catholics, citing social teachings, intend to keep in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux.
Take and Read: A History of Theology shows how, in every age, theologians engage with the intellectual currents of their time and inform the living faith of believers.
NCR Today: Archbishop Emeritus Peter Gerety remembered as champion of civil rights, Gaudium et spes and parish renewal
NCR Today: Pope Francis has "given the bishops' synod back its freedom" said a German cardinal at a three-day international theological congress in Munich.
Philippines Cardinal Luis Tagle called on Catholics to embrace and live out the Second Vatican Council's sense of openness to the modern world.
We say: It is imperative that we and other Catholics amplify the case the Vatican is clearly articulating and condemn U.S. nuclear policy.
Nuclear weapons' destructiveness seems to cloud adequate moral responses. From the vantage of the faith-based, these weapons have raised monumental moral issues.
"Some people, even up to now, 50 years after [Vatican II], are still asking the question, 'Why does the church bother with the world?' "
By listening to people's suffering, joys and daily endeavors, Catholics bring the vision of the Second Vatican Council to the world, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, told an audience at The Catholic University of America.