The Sorrow at the Heart of “The Joy of Love”

20.11.2012 Roma. Presentazione del libro "L'infanzia di Gesù", scritto da Benedetto XVI, nella Sala San Pio X. Il card. Gianfranco Ravasi, Presidente del Pontificio Consiglio della Cultura.

Francis in Amoris Laetitia (“The Joy of Love”) has written a hymn to the joy that the lasting love between a man and a woman in marriage brings. But this love can grow cold, and sorrow over this failure is at the heart of The Joy of Love. And this has led to controversy The […]

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Power Struggle in Vatican City

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney greets Pope Francis during his audience with cardinals March 15 at the Vatican. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) (April 9, 2013)

A financial battle is raging inside the Vatican. At the center of the conflict is Australian Cardinal George Pell, brought to Rome by Pope Francis to oversee the Vatican’s financial reforms. Now Pell faces tough opposition… Is Cardinal George Pell’s reform of the Vatican’s finances in trouble? It seems so. A headline in a major […]

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