Posts Tagged ‘women cardinals’

Women Cardinals

Thursday, April 28th, 2022
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Pope Francis is reorganizing the Vatican Curia — the church’s administrators and his senior staff — and may name new cardinals in June. Francis’ new apostolic constitution, “Praedicate Evangelium” (“Preach the Gospel”), issued last month, noted that the heads of dicasteries and other offices that manage the church need not be ordained. This highlighted Francis’ Read more

The church needs women cardinals

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Two weeks back, La Croix and The Tablet both reported on an interview with the president of the French bishops’ conference, Archbishop Éric de Moulins-Beaufort. During the interview, he envisioned that “the Holy See will one day be led by the Pope surrounded by a college of cardinals in which there would be women.” The Read more

Vatican dismisses reports of women cardinals

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The Vatican on Sunday dismissed as “nonsense” Irish media reports that Pope Francis might nominate two Irish women as cardinals. Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi said: “This is just nonsense… It is simply not a realistic possibility that Pope Francis will name women cardinals for the February consistory.” The Vatican statement came after reports said Read more