The Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary has tendered his resignation to Pope Francis, having reached the age of 75. On reaching that age, it is mandatory under Canon Law for bishops to offer their resignation to Pope Francis.
Interesting article from Massimo Faggioli in the Commonweal Magazine: “This is the magisterium: the Council is the magisterium of the Church. Either you are with the Church and therefore you follow…
Brian Eyre considers the recent comments of Cardinal Kasper about married priests in the light of his own life experiences and in the light of the fact that St Peter was a married man.
We welcome Brian home to Ireland and Tralee after many years in Brazil.
America Magazine reports: Remembering Donald Cozzens, the priest who saw the sex abuse crisis coming—and worked to change the priesthood By Edward P. Hahnenberg I first met Donald Cozzens on…
America Magazine reports: Some Catholics in the United States are deeply concerned about the German church’s “synodal way.” A quick YouTube search returns titles like, “What is going on in Germany!?!?!”…
Tim Hazelwood reviews John E. Ryan’s ‘Priesthood imprisoned: A crisis for the Church.’
Tim says of it “we experience an insider’s look and honest appraisal of priesthood that greatly adds to this book’s authenticity and attraction.”
Tim’s review first appeared in the The Furrow, June 2018. With thanks to the Furrow and to Tim.
The President, Michael D. Higgins, met with the authors of ‘A Dialogue of Hope’.