Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Pope interview touches on Church political reform

Pope Francis’ recent interview with Italian newspaper La Stampa Dec. 15 addressed some of the more political issues in the Church, including reform of the curia and changes to the Vatican banking system. When questioned about the council of eight … Continue reading

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Pope addresses Marxism accusations, women cardinals

In an interview published Dec. 14 in the Italian newspaper La Stampa, Pope Francis has responded to several questions touching controversial topics that have arisen in his papacy. When asked by Italian Vatican analyst Andrea Tornielli about the accusations of … Continue reading

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Daughter of former US ambassador to the Holy See to marry disgraced priest

Thomas Williams Rumours of a relationship between Elizabeth Lev, daughter of one of Francis’ top advisors and former Legion spokesman Thomas Williams – who was removed from the order after admitting he had fathered a child – have not only … Continue reading

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Pope: Neglect of human dignity causes ‘practical atheism’ and do we have cases of Practical Atheism in Mumbai

  1.Do we have any instaces of practical atheism in Mumbai Archdiocese?   2.Has the Mumbai Church been involved either directly or indirectly in people losing their homes?   3.Has the Mumbai Church been involved in not giving conveyance to … Continue reading

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Head of the SSPX sees a papal reset with Pope Francis

In November 2013, the superior general of the Society of Saint Pius X granted an interview in French, which was recorded on video and posted at http://www.dici.org together with a complete transcript and an English translation. Bishop Bernard Fellay’s opening … Continue reading

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Rajasthan government to restore two ancient churches

The Rajasthan government has decided to conserve two over-century-old churches, which are in dilapidated conditions, at Todgarh in Ajmer and Bandikui in Dausa district. Christians in the state comprise about 1 percent of the state’s total population. The restoration process … Continue reading

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Vatican receives MONEYVAL ‘progress report’

The Holy See Press Office on Monday released a communique concerning a report by the MONEYVAL organization that evaluates the progress made by the Holy See/Vatican City State in combatting money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The communique notes … Continue reading

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