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Andrea Gagliarducci

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Oct 23, 2022 / 07:00 am The 60th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council is not the only notable anniversary currently being celebrated by the Church. Almost to the day 80 years ago, on Oct. 31, 1942, Pope Pius XII consecrated the …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Sep 23, 2022 / 05:29 am In a new letter, Benedict XVI praised the story of a woman who lived “the inner drama of being a Christian” and dedicated her life to the spiritual encounter with Christ in eucharistic adoration and other practices. The pope …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Sep 19, 2022 / 08:33 am While a trial against Cardinal Joseph Zen is getting underway in China, the Holy See continues to work toward the renewal of the Sino-Vatican agreement for the appointment of bishops. There appear to be no substantial changes to the deal, …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Jul 20, 2022 / 03:55 am With speculation running rife whether Pope Francis could resign, and whether he might retire to a residence in the Vatican Gardens like Benedict XVI, it is worth analyzing what the pope has actually said — and how this aligns …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Jun 6, 2022 / 04:46 am Under the Code of Canon Law, reformed in 1983, there are two types of consistories of cardinals: ordinary and extraordinary. An extraordinary consistory is celebrated in particular cases and all the world’s cardinals are called to take part. An …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, May 30, 2022 / 05:15 am The consistory for the creation of cardinals on Aug. 27 is a ceremony that seems to mark the end of a pontificate — though that end might be long in coming. After praying the Regina Coeli on Sunday, Pope …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Mar 17, 2022 / 05:30 am Opening the Vatican City State’s judicial year on March 12, Pope Francis announced that there would be further updates to Vatican legislation “to strengthen the tools for preventing and combating crimes and respond to the growing demand for justice. …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, May 30, 2016 / 05:32 am When Pope emeritus Benedict XVI resigned as pontiff three years ago, he added a new dimension to the papacy, said his personal secretary Archbishop Georg Ganswein. Archbishop Ganswein remains prefect of the Pontifical Household. He works closely with both …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Dec 17, 2021 / 15:44 pm Cardinal Peter Turkson’s tenure as prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development may be coming to an end. Various Vatican sources told CNA that a recent report by a traditionalist blog claiming that Turkson was set to resign is …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome, Italy, Nov 29, 2021 / 08:00 am Following the Taliban takeover, there is no longer a Catholic community to speak of in Afghanistan. But Fr. Giovanni Scalese’s eyes are set on the future, not the recent past. The Italian priest who has led the Mission Sui …