Monthly Archives: November 2015

‘Vatileaks 2’ makes case for the reform now happening

[Austen Ivereigh] Two books being published today that draw on leaked documents to expose financial wrongdoing and mismanagement in the Vatican will allow people better to understand the reasons why the cardinals wanted Pope Francis elected — and why he has prioritized … Continue reading

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Vatican arrests officials ahead of new documents scandal

[Austen Ivereigh] Two former Vatican officials were arrested this morning ahead of the publication later this week of new books that their publishers claim will detail financial mismanagement and wrongdoing in the Curia. News of the arrests were made in a Vatican statement that strongly … Continue reading

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Cardinal Nichols on the synod: priests need a ‘readiness to listen’

  The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, has reflected on the Synod in a pastoral letter that was read out at the parishes of his diocese yesterday. In it he spoke of families as “the flesh” of the Church, and said … Continue reading

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Our Laudato Si’ appeal: five things we’ve learned so far

[Daniel Hitchens] Back in July, we asked for suggestions about putting the teachings of Laudato Si’ into practice. We’re still looking for responses, so please keep sending them in; here are a few things which have already emerged. Catholics are … Continue reading

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