Monthly Archives: December 2015

What you need to know about the Jubilee of Mercy

Wait, what’s with the new format? Isn’t this a departure for CV Comment?  There’s a fair amount to say, and this format makes it more accessible. Call it being merciful. Must you? The basics, please.   This morning, during the Feast … Continue reading

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Fisichella outlines Vatican plans for Year of Mercy

At a press conference this morning, Archbishop Rino Fisichella, who heads the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, gave details of the arrangements being made in Rome for the arrival of pilgrims during the Holy Year of Mercy, which opens … Continue reading

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Pope on flight warns world is ‘on the verge of suicide’ without climate deal

[Austen Ivereigh] Pope Francis yesterday warned that the choice facing the world on climate change was stark, but that he was confident that the United Nations meeting of nations in Paris known as COP21 has the will to take decisive … Continue reading

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