Ecclesiastical News

Becoming ever more acquainted with St. Anthony Mary Claret

Rome, Italy. On August 28, 2022, Cardinal Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez, Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Cristóbal de la Habana, visited the General Curia of the Claretian Missionaries in Rome and shared a meal with the community. He was...

20 New Cardinals impelled by the fire of the Spirit to be concerned, courageously, with things great and small

Vatican City. Pope Francis presided over on Saturday, August 27, 2022, the ordinary consistory at the St. Peter’s Basilica, creating 20 new Cardinals, 16 of whom are eligible as cardinal electors in the future conclave, making a total of 132 cardinal electors all in...

Pope consecrates Russia & Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Vatican City. Pope Francis consecrates the Church, all humanity, especially Russia and Ukraine, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during the annual "24 Hours for the Lord" Lenten penitential service in St. Peter's Basilica on Friday, March 25, 2022, Feast of the...

More collegiality and less centralization in Rome – New Motu Proprio of Pope Francis

Rome, Italy. Last February 11, newspapers around the world echoed Pope Francis' Motu Proprio, entitled Fidem servare which reorganizes internally the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). This reorganization involves the creation of a secretariat for each...