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Pope Francis names new Vatican prosecutor after predecessor’s retirement

The Vatican’s lead prosecutor has retired, prompting the pope to promote a new lawyer as the Catholic Church’s “promoter of justice.” Gian Piero Milano, chief prosecutor for Vatican City, resigned…

Belgian clergy defy Vatican warnings, debut ‘blessings’ for same-sex couples

Some of the highest-ranking Catholic clergy in Belgium have snubbed warnings from Pope Francis and the Vatican against straying from Catholic moral teaching on sexuality. Belgian Catholic bishops on Tuesday…

Belgian bishops propose prayers for same-sex couples but not marriage

Belgian bishops on Tuesday published a proposed text for a prayer liturgy for same-sex couples that includes prayers, Scriptural readings and expressions of commitment, despite a 2021 Vatican directive barring…

Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen trial delayed after judge contracts COVID-19

The trial of former bishop of Hong Kong and retired Cardinal Joseph Zen has been postponed. Zen, a high-profile Catholic cleric and opponent of the Chinese Communist Party, will be…

Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, begins trial in Hong Kong on charges of foreign collusion

A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, who was arrested earlier this year by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for allegedly colluding with foreign forces by failing to register his pro-democracy charity…

Pope Francis: Western society has ‘taken the wrong path’ on assisted suicide, abortion

Pope Francis said the West is going down the “wrong paths” regarding social values. Speaking aboard the papal airplane on Sept. 15, Pope Francis lamented the way which the West…