Posts Tagged ‘Teaching’

US cardinal gives advice for Catholics puzzled by Francis Comments 0

Friday, March 6th, 2015

An American cardinal has said Catholics should focus on Church teaching and not worry if they are confused by some of what Pope Francis says. Cardinal Raymond Burke, in an interview with the Rorate Caeli website, said Pope Francis himself doesn’t consider “Evangelii Gaudium” to be magisterial teaching. “I now say to people that, if Read more

Cardinal clarifies comments on resisting Pope over doctrine Comments 0

Friday, February 13th, 2015

An American cardinal has moved to contextualise his claim that he would resist any possible move by Pope Francis away from Catholic doctrine. In an interview on a French television channel, Cardinal Raymond Burke said popes do not have the power to change the Church’s teaching or doctrine. Papal power is “at the service of Read more

Cardinal Nichols fears mercy and doctrine clash looming Comments 2

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Britain’s most senior Catholic has said that the Church has forgotten the importance of mercy during the past few decades. Ahead of next month’s synod on the family, Cardinal Vincent Nichols told a press conference that he grew up in a “Church that understood itself as a Church of sinners”. “[But] I don’t think it’s Read more

Catholic students struggle with ‘outdated and inflexible’ traditions Comments 0

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Cara Pozolo identifies herself as a member of the Catholic faith, but said she doesn’t always agree with all of the church’s teachings. Pozolo, a senior at the University of Notre Dame, is one of many students who find themselves struggling to accept some of the Catholic church’s beliefs. These students are not alone. A Read more