Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Anders Arborelius’

Unlikely centres of Catholic conversion Comments 0

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Catholic conversions

Conversion to Catholicism are on the increase in some unexpected places. In 2016, Fr Joseph Enkh Baatar was ordained in St Peter and Paul Cathedral in Ulaanbaatar. Like so many buildings in Mongolia’s capital, the cathedral is modeled after the yurt – a round tent made of animal skin in which the peoples of the Read more

Anti-semitism increasing in Sweden Comments 0

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Anti-semitism is on the rise in Sweden. Church and state leaders have spoken out against the violence. There have been many attacks against the Swedish Jewish community over the past few years, with two during the past week. It is thought the most recent events are connected with United States President Donald Trump’s recognition of Read more

New Swedish cardinal wants women advisors Comments 0

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The new Swedish cardinal, Anders Arborelius, has suggested Pope Francis consider creating a special advisory body of women. Their role would be similar to that of the College of Cardinals and would offer more opportunity for women’s leadership in the church. Francis made Arborelius Sweden’s first cardinal in a consistory on Wednesday. He said he Read more