The Movement To Appoint More Women To Vatican Posts: Who Benefits?

By Jane Adolphe Featured in Inside the Vatican Link to article When Pope Francis appointed a woman (Sr. Nathalie Becquart, right)[1] as one of the two Under-Secretaries to the General Secretariat of the Synod Bishops, the reaction was predictable. Some praised the appointment as a step closer to female ordination,[2] while others criticized the decision…


MP joins call for China prayer campaign

CathNews May 12, 2021 Original article An international coalition of lay Christians, including Australian MP Kevin Andrews, has launched a campaign to support a global prayer effort focusing on the persecuted and repressed in China. Source: UCA News. The campaign, to run between May 23-30, was formed in response to Myanmar Cardinal Charles Bo’s “Call…


Join Cardinal Bo in praying for China

Benedict Rogers Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) May 9, 2021 Original article As the regime in Beijing becomes ever more repressive, never has the need to pray for that great nation been greater. Myanmar’s Cardinal Charles Bo embodies inspiring courage, wisdom, excellent timing and a selfless generosity of spirit and ability to see…