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Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's newly appointed secretary of state (CNS)

Of course clerical celibacy isn’t a dogma; and Archbishop Parolin thinks that the Church is collegial when the Pope listens first and then decides

Pope John XXIII signs the bull convoking the Second Vatican Council (Photo: CNS)
Iesu Communio was approved by Pope Benedict in December last year

The sisters of Iesu Communio are experiencing an ‘explosion’ of vocations

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/02/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

American bishops study a draft of the new translation in 2005 (CNS photo)

The battle is virtually over – and the good guys won

The choir sings at the beatification of Cardinal Newman at Cofton Park (PA)

The trendy 1970s reactionaries are still in business

Beryl Bainbridge at an Oldie party with John Mortimer and Tom Courtenay (Photo: PA)

She was yet another lapsed Catholic estranged by ‘the Spirit of Vatican II’