Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez’

New doctrine chief welcomes theological debates but warns of schism

Thursday, September 14th, 2023
theological debates welcome

Cardinal-elect Víctor Manuel Fernández, set to lead the Vatican’s chief doctrinal office, has expressed his readiness for theological debates, emphasising their role in deepening the Church’s grasp of the Gospel. In an interview with the National Catholic Register, Fernández (pictured) acknowledged that while the core doctrine remains unchanged and the Gospel is immutable, the Church Read more

Pope Francis thanks Cardinal Ladaria for years heading Dicastery for Doctrine of the Faith

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

Pope Francis met with Cardinal Luis Ladaria on Tuesday morning to thank him for his six years as head of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith. The pope visited the dicastery shortly after 9 am on Sept 5, the Vatican said in a brief statement. Francis also greeted other dicastery officials after meeting Read more

‘The growth of Catholic theology’ – Pope Francis’ doctrinal chief speaks

Thursday, July 20th, 2023
Catholic theology

Earlier this month, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez as prefect of the Dicastery of the Doctrine of the Faith. The archbishop, an Argentine, had been since 2018 the Archbishop of La Plata, and was before that the rector of Argentina’s Catholic University — a role to which he was appointed by then-Cardinal Jorge Read more

Archbishop Fernández admits mistakes handling priest sexual abuse case

Thursday, July 13th, 2023
Fernández admits mistakes

Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernández publicly acknowledged on Sunday that he made mistakes in handling a case involving a priest accused of sexually abusing minors in 2019. Archbishop Fernández (pictured) has been accused by critics of attempting to protect the priest. Fernández has vehemently denied the allegations. However, in an interview after conducting Mass in La Read more