Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Michael Czerny’

Pandemic shows immigrants are essential

Monday, May 25th, 2020

The pandemic has highlighted that immigrants are essential to the fabric of our society, Cardinal Michael Czerny SJ says. Czerny, who has been the under-secretary of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development’s Migrants and Refugees Section since 2017, is urging people to develop local solutions to address the needs of immigrant and refugee Read more

Internally displaced people are central to new Vatican guidelines

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Internally displaced citizen numbers now account for over 50 million people, according to a recent study. Their needs are the focus of new guidelines Pope Francis and the Vatican have just released. “In this time of pandemic, the virus does not seem to distinguish between those who are important and those who are invisible, those Read more

Door still open on married priests, women deacons

Monday, February 17th, 2020

The door is still open on married priests and women deacons. Although Pope Francis’s exhortation on the Amazon bypasses making decisions about women deacons and married priests, there is still room to move, say number of the pope’s close advisors. In the post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazon), Pope Francis released last week , Read more