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The cardinal said that nobody, not even a pope, could change the teaching reaffirmed by St John Paul II

The Church is not a democracy in the usual sense, but it is a society governed by law

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Cardinal Pietro Parolin told the Order of Malta’s council that all decisions taken in recent weeks are ‘null and void’

The Maltese furore

Two very unlikely bishops have issued the most permissive guidelines yet on Amoris Laetitia. No wonder many Catholics are up in arms

The Order will meet to discuss the resignation of Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing

The Order’s Grand Master, Fra’ Matthew Festing, offered his resignation to the Pope on Tuesday

Fra’ Matthew Festing met with Pope Francis on Tuesday and offered his resignation

The Church has always taught that moral absolutes are necessary to the formation of conscience

John Paul II’s Familiaris Consortio was clear on the matter – and in line with Church teaching