View From Rome

12 September 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

View from Rome

As he passes five-and-a-half years since his election as the Successor of St Peter, Pope Francis has reached a pivotal point in his papacy.

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06 September 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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THERE HAS BEEN a highly charged atmosphere in Rome and in parts of the Catholic world following Archbishop Carlo Viganò’s “testimony” alleging that the Pope lifted sanctions imposed on a corrupt cardinal by his predecessor

29 August 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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IT WAS 5am last Sunday morning when news first started filtering through to the Holy See press corps in Ireland that the former papal ambassador to the United States had released his explosive “testimony”

22 August 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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IT IS A FAMILIAR narrative when it comes to papal visits. It can be likened to observing a spate of unpredictable Irish summer weather.

01 August 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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This Has been a torrid summer for Pope Francis when it comes to sexual abuse.

25 July 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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IN THIS, THE fiftieth anniversary year of the publication of Humanae Vitae, Pope Francis set up a low-key commission to study material in the Vatican’s secret archives in order to clarify how Pope Paul VI’s encyclical came to be written.

18 July 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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Minister ignores long-standing advice against lobbying the Holy See over the Church's ban on contraception.

11 July 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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Pope Francis is sending Archbishop Balestrero from Colombia to conflict-ridden Democratic Republic of Congo to “settle the affairs” of the apostolic nunciature in the country. It was an unusual announcement.

04 July 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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Désiré Tsarahazana, Archbishop of Toamasina, a was greeted by ecstatic Madagascans after receiving his cardinal's red hat from Pope Francis.

27 June 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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IN 1998 THE then Cardinal Archbishop of Vienna, Hans Hermann Groër, retired to a life of seclusion in a Benedictine monastery after allegations resurfaced that he had sexually molested young boys.

21 June 2018 | by Christopher Lamb

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PHOTOS OF POPE Francis meeting Donald Trump in May last year show a stony-faced Pope beside a grinning president.

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