The Council as it ought to have been

Until now apologists have contrasted the Council with the postconciliar period, to condemn the second which allegedly betrayed the spirit of the first. They have denounced the “media Council” which supposedly distorted the true Council. They have pilloried the “para-Council” which is said to have obscured the brilliant insights offered by Vatican... 


Switzerland: An “explosive” publication before the Synod on the Family

Daniel Kosch. In Switzerland, in view of the upcoming Synod on the Family, a work presents the portraits of five families committed to the Church, including a female “couple”. Written in Swiss German by Arnd Bünker and Hanspeter Schmitt, it is entitled Familienvielfalt in der katholischen Kirche (Diversity of Families in the Catholic Church).... 


United States: Pope Francis’ approval rating declines

The popularity rating of Pope Francis in the United States has plummeted in 2015. The Supreme Pontiff had a 59% approval rating in July 2015, as opposed to 76% in February 2014, the Gallup Poll published on July 23 announced. Furthermore 16% of those polled had negative opinions about Francis, as opposed to 9% last year. Thus he has reached again the... 


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Journalists perplexed about the Pope’s communications

On July 13th, returning from Latin America, the Pope took questions from the journalists... 


The Pope’s trip to South America, through the eyes of an Argentinian Catholic

On July 15, 2015, on the website Adelante la Fe, Mario Caponnetto, an Argentinian... 


Bishop Fellay’s interview with Présent (June 27, 2015)

On the occasion of the ceremony of the blessing of the bells of the chapel of the... 


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