Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Antonio Tagle’

Vatican cardinal defends Pope’s decision to fire Caritas leadership

Monday, May 15th, 2023

Cardinal Michael Czerny, who heads the development office responsible for Caritas, has defended Pope Francis’ “drastic” decision to fire the elected leadership of Caritas Internationalis in November 2022. Speaking at a week-long meeting in Rome of the global confederation of 162 national Caritas chapters, Czerny (pictured) explained that the move was necessary for the well-being Read more

Ousted head of Caritas accuses Vatican of “brutal power grab”

Thursday, May 11th, 2023
"brutal power grab"

The former head of Caritas Internationalis, the Catholic Church’s charitable arm, has accused the Vatican of a “brutal power grab” in an open letter published just days before the organisation’s General Assembly. Aloysius John, who was removed from his position as secretary-general in November 2022, alleged that his ousting was a result of the “deliberate Read more