Pope Francis to visit Blue Mosque in Istanbul
Topic: Pope Francis
After an ugly and jarring fortnight, the synod fathers are now back on course
Well, Pope Francis, as Cardinal Burke implored, has now firmly upheld the depositum fidei: but has he let loose forces he can’t control?
But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?
If it comes to a choice between popularity and Truth, we must choose Truth every time
Pope Francis says situation of Christians in Middle East is ‘very close to my heart’
Cardinal Nichols urges faithful to ‘believe Francis’s own words’ at the end of the synod
Two-week extraordinary synod of bishops ends with beatification Mass
Church must resist temptation both ‘to bow down to a worldly spirit’ and adopt a ‘hostile inflexibility’
Francis gives speech criticising extremism both in defence of tradition and pursuit of progress
Pope says giving the Lord praise ‘brings us joy, to be happy before the Lord’