October 26, 2021

Number of British women becoming nuns hits 25-year high

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AFP From Business Insider The number of women becoming nuns in Britain reached a 25-year high last year, according to figures released by the Catholic Church London (AFP) – The number of women becoming nuns in Britain reached a 25-year high last year, according to figures released by the Catholic Church on Thursday. In 2014, […]

Catholic Synod: Cardinal ‘demoted’ by Pope Francis

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From BBC A leading American cardinal has told BuzzFeed that he is to be demoted from his position running the Catholic Church justice system. Cardinal Raymond Burke is a staunch critic of Pope Francis’ moves to soften the Church’s stance on homosexuality. He said that he was to be moved to the far less senior […]

Haiti’s first cardinal says will tell pope of country’s woes

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From Global Post/ Agence France-Presse For the first time, a Haitian has been named a cardinal — and he’s vowing to “bring the reality” of his tiny, impoverished Caribbean country “into the heart of the Vatican.” Chibly Langlois, 56, is one of 19 who will be formally appointed to the Catholic Church’s College of Cardinals […]