|Ordination of women should not be focal point of synod, Scandinavian cardinal says
|Cardinal Anders Arborelius said the issue of ordaining women “cannot lead further, as priestly ministry is reserved to men in Catholic and Orthodox doctrine.”
|Lightning strike destroys monumental statue of Christ in Mexico
|Christ the Fisher was erected by Peruvian sculptor Pedro Víctor Cuya Ramos. Its construction began in 2014 and six years later the work was completed.
|Why the Queen of Belgium can wear white when meeting the pope
|She has the “privilège du blanc,” a papal privilege currently granted only to Catholic royalty from Spain, Luxembourg, Belgium, Monaco, and the House of Savoy.
|Pope Francis appoints Father Spadaro to culture and education post
|Father Antonio Spadaro, known popularly as “the pope’s mouthpiece,” announced Thursday that he was leaving the Jesuit-run La Civiltà.
|Pope Francis, former President Clinton to have ‘special conversation’ at foundation meeting
|The Clinton Global Initiative 2023 meeting will open Sept. 18 with “a special conversation” between Clinton and the pope via a remote link.