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On Monday, the Maltese government legalized same-sex unions as well as adoption by homosexual couples. The unanimous vote is seen as a major cultural shift in social policy in a country where Catholicism is the state religion and 98% of the population identify themselves as Roman Catholic. While slightly less t...read more
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Robert Fastiggi, Ph.D. professor of systematic theology at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI, has shared the following response to Cardinal Walter Kasper’s Feb. 20th address to …read more
Cardinal Walter Kasper has said the main purpose of his speech to cardinals gathered for last month’s consistory was to deepen the theological understanding of the family. The cardinal’s …read more
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, strongly endorsed the State …read more
Presenting Pope Francis’ Letter to Families today, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, said that during these months “the family has been, more …read more
Last Saturday, the archbishop emeritus of Pamplona, Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, became a cardinal of the Catholic Church, one of the first 19 created by the Holy Father Francis. Cardinal …read more