Saint Joseph Cafasso by Ermes Dovico

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"Jimmy Lai, persecuted by China, abandoned by the Vatican"
 INTERVIEW/FATHER SIRICO

"Jimmy Lai, persecuted by China, abandoned by the Vatican"

 As Hong Kong tightens its national security law, the famous Catholic dissident risks being jailed for life. Father Robert Sirico attended the last hearing of his trial: 'He saw me, I blessed him and he was moved'. A crucifix drawn in prison is now on display at the Catholic University of Washington. The closeness of Cardinal Zen, the silence of Rome and the Church in Hong Kong. 


Cordes' testament: 'God's work in my life'
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Cordes' testament: 'God's work in my life'

Turning his thoughts to eternity, the German cardinal who died last Friday retraced the events of his life, seeing in people and circumstances the benevolent hand of God the Father


Vatican Revolution: yes to euthanasia and artificial insemination
PONTIFICAL ACADEMY FOR LIFE

Vatican Revolution: yes to euthanasia and artificial insemination

The ban on euthanasia causes worse harm than good; green light to homologous fertilisation: these are the resounding statements contained in the book La gioia della vita (The Joy of Life), a joint reflection of the theologians of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Pav). And even the Bible can be corrected. It’s an unapologetic declaration of heresy.


"Life", Pope Francis' autobiography admits problems with Benedict  XVI
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"Life", Pope Francis' autobiography admits problems with Benedict  XVI

The "bombshell book" turns out to be deja vu, judging by the anecdotes released by Corriere della Sera and already recounted in various interviews. Paradoxically, the only novelty concerns the relationship with Ratzinger, which dismantles the narrative about the 'wise grandfather'.


For Cardinal Zuppi Lent parallels Ramadan
INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE

For Cardinal Zuppi Lent parallels Ramadan

The Archbishop of Bologna, President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, writes an all encompassing message to "brothers and sisters followers of Islam". He weaves an irenic parallelism between Islamic fasting and Lenten fasting. But, forgets that it is Christ who makes the difference.


Ireland saves woman and family: surprise victory
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Ireland saves woman and family: surprise victory

The surprise No victory in the Irish referendum to remove a woman’s right to stay home and look after the family and the uniqueness of the natural family from the Constitution. The Daily Compass interviews Angelo Bottone, a promoter of the No committee. "It is a break with the decade of liberal reforms".


Blasphemous exhibition in bishop's church. And they call it art
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Blasphemous exhibition in bishop's church. And they call it art

An exhibition by a local artist in the diocesan museum church in Carpi, is provoking indignation due to its blasphemous paintings of Jesus, Mary and Magdalene. The Daily Compass has seen the works and the exhibition guide admits they are provocative. The diocesan curators are accused of passing off sacrilege for sacred art. Bishop Castellucci is called to respond.


Italian diocese plants trees in reparation for World Youth Day pollution
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Italian diocese plants trees in reparation for World Youth Day pollution

Eco-madness in the diocese of Forlì. 3000 seedling trees are being planted to amend the eco-sin of having polluted the atmosphere. The culprits are the young people who flew to the World Youth Day. Offence to the environment has taken the place of offence to God


Ratzinger’s defence of Tucho is Vatican media fake news
VATICAN ILLUSIONISM

Ratzinger’s defence of Tucho is Vatican media fake news

"Non-liturgical" blessings? To justify Fiducia supplicans the head of Vatican media pulls a document out of a hat about something else, creating a precedent that does not exist.


Identität des nächsten Papstes: Kardinal schreibt
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Identität des nächsten Papstes: Kardinal schreibt

Ecclesia 29_02_2024

Zwei Jahre nach dem Text mit der Unterschrift "Demos" (von dem sich später herausstellte, dass er von Kardinal Pell verfasst wurde) definiert ein neues anonymes Dokument, das mit dem ersten verbunden ist, die sieben Prioritäten des nächsten Konklaves, um die Verwirrung und die Krise, die durch dieses Pontifikat entstanden sind, zu beheben.
- L'identikit del prossimo Papa (I) II  A Profile of the Next Pope (EN) II "Retrato robot" del próximo Papa (ES) II L'identité du prochain pape (F) II Identyfikacja następnego papieża (PL)


Identyfikacja następnego papieża: notatki kardynała
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Identyfikacja następnego papieża: notatki kardynała

Ecclesia 29_02_2024

Dwa lata po ukazaniu się tekstu podpisanego przez "Demos" (później ujawniono, że był to tekst napisany przez kardynała Pella), nowy, anonimowy dokument, powiązany z pierwszym, określa siedem priorytetów następnego konklawe, aby naprawić zamieszanie i kryzys wywołany przez obecny pontyfikat.
- L'identikit del prossimo Papa (I) II  A profile of the Next Pope (EN) II "Retrato robot" del próximo Papa (ES) II L'identité du prochain pape (F) II Identität des nächsten Papstes (D)


A profile of the next Pope, writes Cardinal
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A profile of the next Pope, writes Cardinal

Ecclesia 29_02_2024

Two years after the text signed 'Demos' (later revealed to have been written by Cardinal Pell) a new anonymous document, linked to the first, defines the seven priorities of the next Conclave to repair the confusion and crisis created by this Pontificate.
- L'identikit del prossimo Papa (I) II  "Retrato robot" del próximo Papa (ES) II L'identité du prochain pape (F) II Identität des nächsten Papstes (D) II Identyfikacja następnego papieża (PL)