Archive of February 3, 2018

Vatican-China bishops deal is 'imminent', sources say

Feb 3, 2018 - 01:25 pm .- Several sources familiar with a proposed deal between the Chinese government and the Holy See have said the landmark agreement is not only a possibility, but an “imminent” certainty that could come to fruition as early as this spring.

Debate IRL: Douthat/Faggioli debate moves from Twitter to Fordham campus

Feb 3, 2018 - 11:00 am .- After public disagreement in dueling op-eds, and frequent disagreements on Twitter, one could be forgiven for expecting the debate between New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and Villanova Professor Massimo Faggioli to be a little fiery.

Analysis: Questioning Humanae Vitae? The Vatican has already had its say

Feb 3, 2018 - 05:00 am .- Since Bl. Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae was published 50 years ago, it has sparked wide-ranging debates, and frequent calls to change its teaching from some theologians.