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The curia remains a place where cliques have more authority than the law. It doesn’t bode well

Unless the Pope formally abrogates the Order’s rights, no Vatican department can investigate the Order – and certainly not the Secretariat of State

The Order of Malta, like the Vatican, is a sovereign body. For one to investigate the other is simply incoherent

The furore caused by Misericordia et Misera is a damning indictment of those surrounding the Pope

Many of us voted through gritted teeth. We need to invest our time and effort on building an alternative

The failure of both political parties presents Church leaders with a unique opportunity to speak for the concerns of Americans

Some of the new names will raise eyebrows, but this isn’t the coup some believe it to be

Large communities of Eastern Catholics have left their homes. This motu proprio will help preserve their culture

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has easily the most political portfolio in the curia

The Church today is living in a time of saints, and of martyrs, and I suspect we shall see rather more of both in the coming weeks and years