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Pope Francis will not create the first female cardinal at the consistory in February, Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi has said.
David Briggs argues that “a Catholic renewal movement” is sweeping across Latin America.
Dr Paul Farmer explains how liberation theologian Fr Gustavo Gutiérrez inspired him to revolutionise medical care for the world’s poorest people.
John Goerke suggests that “the error of Pope Francis may be that he has wrongly assumed that the world has read his predecessors“.
And Giorgio Bernardelli recounts the life of St Paula the Bearded and other “anomalous saints”.
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