Cardinal Marc Ouellet

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Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne.

Vatican backs Cardinal Woelki over abuse study contracts

May 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

The embattled German cardinal welcomed what he said was the ‘good news from Rome.’ Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Vatican symposium to explore relationship between priests and laity

Feb 9, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, has organized the meeting. Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Vatican summit on 'theology of the priesthood' will look at questions raised in recent synods

Apr 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Marc Ouellet announced Monday that the Vatican will host a theological symposium on the priesthood that will touch on... Read more

Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB.

Philosophy professor details Fr Rosica's plagiarism while ghostwriting for cardinal

Aug 31, 2020

One chapter of a recently published book on academic plagiarism discusses at length the plagiarism committed by Fr. Thomas Rosica,... Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx, chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, during a press conference in Rome, 24 Feb, 2019.

After Cardinal Marx visits Vatican, Germany's 'synodal way' up for bishops' vote

Sep 23, 2019

By Ed Condon

The German bishops are set this week to vote upon statutes for a “binding synodal process,” days after Cardinal Reinhard... Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx at the Holy See Press Office on February 15, 2017.

Analysis: Cardinal Marx’s next step on the German synodal path

Sep 18, 2019

By Ed Condon

The German bishops seem poised to press ahead with plans for a “synodal assembly,” despite criticism of the plan from... Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx at the Vatican Press Office on Oct. 17, 2014.

Marx says German 'synod' will proceed despite Vatican objections

Sep 16, 2019

By Ed Condon

Cardinal Marx has informed the Vatican that the German synodal process will continue as planned, despite recent instructions from the curia... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Vatican: German synod plans ‘not ecclesiologically valid’

Sep 12, 2019

By Ed Condon

In a letter sent to German bishops last week, the Vatican has said that plans for a binding Church synod... Read more

US World War II veteran Joe Riley of the 501st airborne (L), 98, in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France, June 6, 2019, for D-Day commemorations.

Remembering D-Day imposes 'homage of respect', 'duty to prevent conflicts'

Jun 6, 2019

Marking Thursday's 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings during World War II, bishops from across the world said the operations... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Ouellet letter: US bishops’ vote on abuse reform measures was blocked to allow more discussion

Jan 1, 2019

A letter from Cardinal Marc Ouellet indicates that the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops had blocked the U.S. bishops from voting... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano.

Vigano letter responds to Cardinal Ouellet's charge of rebellion against pope

Oct 19, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a new testimony Friday, Archbishop Carlo Vigano charged that Pope Francis has been negligent in his responsibilities to the... Read more

Then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick arrives at the Vatican on March 5, 2013.

Viganò & Ouellet: What have we learned about the McCarrick case?

Oct 10, 2018

By Ed Condon

Questions remain, and continue to be asked, about McCarrick’s rise and fall in the Church. Unusual for Rome, these questions... Read more