'Pope Paul VI' returned 12 result(s)

On Sunday 14 October, in a ceremony in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis canonised Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI cementing these new saints as pillars of the contemporary Catholicism

The friendship between Oscar Romero and Paul VI

11 October 2018 | by Junno Arocho Esteves, CNS

How Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero crossed paths on their road to sainthood and formed a personal friendship that strengthened each other's resolve in the face of growing challenge

A distinguished Catholic writer – whose husband Peter Hebblethwaite wrote the definitive biography of Pope Paul VI – looks back on the ambivalent legacy of a papacy that began with great promise

On the 40th anniversary of the death of Blessed Paul VI, Pope Francis went into the grotto under St. Peter's Basilica to pray at his predecessor's simple tomb.

The Church should stop arguing over the rights and wrongs of artificial contraception but instead find ways to help people live out the teaching of Pope Paul VI, according to the leader of a commission set up by Pope Francis to study Humanae Vitae. 

The Tablet's view of Humanae Vitae reprinted from the issue of 3 August 1968

Many Catholics dismiss it entirely; some regard acceptance of it as the litmus test of loyalty to the Church. Rome is looking for a way to move beyond the divisions over Pope Paul VI’s ban on contraception

This summer is the 50th anniversary of the anti-birth control papal encyclical Humanae Vitae, and a clamour of voices is to be heard declaring that Pope Paul VI’s teaching was “prophetic”.

500 priests have signed a letter defending the teaching of Humanae Vitae on human sexuality and its specific judgement that artificial contraception is “absolutely excluded” and “intrinsically wrong”.


CDF Prefect Luis Ladaria has this week reaffirmed the impossibility of ordaining women in the Catholic Church. But it has become clear that cardinal-elect Ladaria’s statements run counter to a position recently enunciated by Cardinal Christoph  Schönborn.



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