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A tragedy to be borne by all

One of the most detestable forms of violence, learned from the dissemination of information by the militants of the self-styled Caliphate “the barbaric indoctrination of ...

Promulgation of decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

During an audience on 17 December with Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, the Pope extended to the Universal ...

A prayer for Syria

The Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches began with a prayer for the people of Syria on Thursday morning, 19 November. The ...

Coexistence the only way for Egypt

The Congregation for the Eastern Churches “following, with great concern, the terrible situation in Egypt, shares in Pope Francis' prayers for the victims and those ...

Exemplary model of kindness and humility

DECREE Exercising his paternal care over Jesus, Saint Joseph of Nazareth, set over the Lord’s family, marvelously fulfilled the office he received by grace. Adhering ...

A future of peace for the Middle East

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, asked the participants in the meeting of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), ...

The crucial factor

“Faith is characterized by the greatest openness. It is a personal relationship with God which contains all the treasures of wisdom. For this reason our ...

Norms regarding the manner of proceeding in the discernment of presumed apparitions or revelations

1. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is competent in questions regarding the promotion and safeguarding of the teaching of faith and morals. ...

Together on paths of peace  in the Holy Land

The “quality of peace” is an indispensable requirement for the Christians who live in the Holy Land. For this reason the international community must assume ...

The priority Renewal of the faith

The priority of the Church as a whole is the renewal of faith. Of this Benedict XVI was convinced , who while meeting with participants ...

Passing through the door of faith

With his Apostolic Letter Porta fidei of 11 October 2011, Benedict XVI declared a Year of Faith . It will begin on 11 October 2012, ...

The Church protects minors

Today in Rome in Koch Hall of the Italian Senate, an international forum was held on “T he World’s Children and the Abuse of Their ...

Internet in the seminary forming future priests

The educational emergency, the Internet in the seminary, intercultural education, the educational role of teaching of the Catholic religion at school: these are some of ...

Speed and strictness in the cause of John Paul II’s Beatification

Carefulness, scrupulousness and professionalism: these are the qualities with which the process of the cause of John Paul II’s Beatification has been conducted. His Beatification ...

An introduction to the modifications made to the ‘Normae de gravioribus delictis’

The Norms of canon law dealing with crimes of sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy have been published today in a comprehensive ...

The Church confronts ‘delicta graviora’

The Church does not like to showcase justice but that does not mean she is not rigorous in her investigation of sexual abuses by diocesan ...

Natural moral law engraved in all hearts

On Friday, 15 January, the Holy Father spoke to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith of which he was formerly Prefect. His successor, ...

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