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Priests respond to Archbishop Paglia: 'Accompaniment isn't directionless'

Dec 18, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

After a prominent archbishop commented to journalists last week that he would hold the hand of a person dying of... Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia.

Analysis: Has Archbishop Paglia opened a new fight over 'accompaniment'?

Dec 16, 2019

By Ed Condon

Catholics hoping for a swift correction to Paglia’s insistence on the need to “accompany” someone committing assisted suicide may be... Read more

Pope Francis greets officials of the John Paul II Institute at the Clementine Hall in the Vatican, Oct. 27, 2016.

Theology and pastoral care 'go hand in hand', Pope tells JPII Institute

Oct 27, 2016

Doctrine and theological reflection are to be formed by its evangelizing purpose and by pastoral concerns, Pope Francis told the... Read more

Bishop Kevin Farrell, who was appointed head of the new Vatican dicastery for laity, family, and life Aug. 17, 2016.

Pope taps Dallas bishop to head new Vatican department for laity

Aug 17, 2016

By Elise Harris

Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas has been appointed the head of Francis’ new mega-dicastery for laity, family, and life –... Read more

Archbishop Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, which sponsored seminars where scholars suggested admitting the divorced-and-remarried to Communion.

Seminar speakers advocate change on Communion for the divorced-and-remarried

Aug 28, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Earlier this year the Pontifical Council for the Family organized three seminars which gathered scholars to discuss marriage and family... Read more