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Vatican Defends Benedict XVI Saying Don’t Look for ‘Scapegoats’

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Pope Francis to Parents: Never Condemn a Child

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Pope Francis On Day of Prayer for Ukraine: ‘Please, No More War’

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Cardinal Burke: Remembering My Friend, Alice von Hildebrand

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Spanish PM meets with head of country's bishops' conference

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez meets with Cardinal Juan José Omella Jan. 24, 2022. / CEE

Madrid, Spain, Jan 25, 2022 / 17:11 pm (CNA).

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez visited the president of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference, Cardinal Juan José Omella, on Monday to discuss a series of issues including the registered assets of the Catholic Church.

Russia, Ukraine, and Moral Reckoning

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Munich abuse report: Cardinal Wetter apologizes for mishandling case

Cardinal Friedrich Wetter. / Whuke via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 2.0 de).

Munich, Germany, Jan 25, 2022 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

Cardinal Friedrich Wetter was archbishop of Munich and Freising from 1982 to 2007.

Cardinal Nichols: Traditional rite confirmations no longer permitted

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrates a Pontifical Votive Mass of the Blessed Sacrament at Corpus Christi Church, Maiden Lane, London, Sept. 11, 2021. / Mazur/cbcew.org.uk.

London, England, Jan 25, 2022 / 06:55 am (CNA).

The Latin Mass Society urged the cardinal to reconsider his stance.

German Catholic bishops welcome initiative seeking change in Church teaching on sexuality

Bishop Helmut Dieser, chairman of the Synodal Way forum on ‘Living in Successful Relationships,’ welcomes the #OutInChurch campaign, Jan. 24, 2022. / Screenshot from Deutsche Bischofskonferenz YouTube channel.

Aachen, Germany, Jan 25, 2022 / 04:15 am (CNA).

The campaign criticized what it said were ‘defamatory and outdated’ expressions of Catholic doctrine.

Cardinal Czerny leads prayer service after Tonga volcano

Heavy ash fall is seen over Tonga, Jan. 17, 2022, several days after a volcanic eruption. / NZ Defence Force via Wikimedia (CC BY 4.0)

Rome, Italy, Jan 24, 2022 / 17:00 pm (CNA).

Cardinal Michael Czerny on Monday led a prayer service for Tonga, after an underwater volcanic eruption caused a devastating tsunami earlier this month.