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Vatican Reforms

Will Pope Francis' Reforms Outlive Him?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 03.11.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Can the Roman Catholic Church change? And if so, how? And what’s on the table — traditions, rites, doctrine, none of the above?...

Are These The Bishops Under Investigation For Sex Abuse?

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has warned he has “zero tolerance” for child sex abuse in the Catholic Church and revealed that three bishops are ...

Why Pope Francis Is An Unsettling Boss

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) So what’s it like to come to work every day when your boss is the pope? At the one-year mark of Pope Francis’ election, the ...

Pope Francis Wants To Convert The Church

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 03.08.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) As Pope Francis approaches the one-year mark of his papacy, his global flock and a fascinated public are starting to measure the ch...

Vatican Strikes Back At UN After Scathing Report

Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion

After the UN published a damning report on the Vatican's record on priest abuse, human rights, as well as its stance on homosexuality, contraception, ...

'The Pope Doesn't Want Bureaucrats, He Wants Pastors'

Religion News Service | Eric J. Lyman | Posted 12.18.2013 | Religion

ROME (RNS) As part of Pope Francis’ pastoral reforms, all 44 senior members of the Roman Curia, or governing body, must take turns hearing confessio...

Not So Fast! Says Vatican To Bishops

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - The Vatican warned bishops on Tuesday not to reform faster than Pope Francis, after a German diocese said that some divorced and remarried...