Letter #67, 2016: The Silent Pope

December 8, 2016, Thursday -- The Silent Pope "This apostolic exhortation contains a number of statements that can be understood in a sense that is contrary to Catholic faith and morals... We request that the Cardinals and Patriarchs petition the Holy Father to condemn the errors... in a definitive and final manner." —Letter to Cardinal Angelo [...]

Cuts and consolidations in the Roman Curia

“Combine the dicasteries, for example, to streamline the organization a bit.” This is what Pope Francis said he wanted to do in the Roman curia, responding to journalists on the return flight from his late May pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The fact that the merger of dicasteries was one of the changes studied by the [...]