Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church unity’

Pope Francis urges unity in Syro-Malabar liturgy dispute

Thursday, May 16th, 2024
Syro-Malabar liturgy

Pope Francis has called on opponents of the Syro-Malabar Church’s liturgical reform to abandon their resistance and avoid causing a schism. In his address to a delegation from the Eastern Catholic Church, including Major Archbishop Raphael Thattil, the Pope emphasised the importance of unity over liturgical differences and historical grievances. The Pope described the dispute Read more

Catholic Church unity under pressure

Thursday, November 30th, 2023
Church unity

Catholic Church unity is facing challenges on multiple fronts, driven by tense dialogues between bishops, open criticism of Pope Francis, claims the Synod report will damage the Church, and the perception of internal persecution. Synodal Way dispute escalates At the Council of European Bishops’ Conference in Malta, Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg, Germany and Archbishop Read more

Keeping a healthy distance

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Among the many popular and impious sayings about Rome, some dating back to early times, there is this little gem: Roma veduta, fede perduta. Basically, it means you risk losing your faith when you go to the Eternal City. It’s certainly a phrase that was bantered about during the 16th century when Martin Luther (an Read more