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Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, in Rome June 28, 2018. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Cardinal Ladaria: Pastoral care, Church law are not in conflict in marriage cases

The cardinal spoke at a study day devoted to the 2001 instruction Potestas ecclesiae. Read more

Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, in Rome June 28, 2018. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican cardinal: Protecting Catholic doctrine will ‘always be necessary’

The Vatican’s doctrinal chief has emphasized the Catholic Church’s duty to promote and protect her teachings as passed down by... Read more

The then Archbishop Luis Ladaria at the Vatican Press Office Sept. 8, 2015.

Vatican doctrine czar: We've done everything possible to dialogue with Irish priest

The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) said Tuesday that the Vatican had “done everything... Read more

Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, then-secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, speaks at the Holy See press office, Sept. 8, 2015.

CDF affirms liceity of removal of wombs it says can no longer procreate

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith published Thursday a response clarifying that a hysterectomy is a licit act... Read more

Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, then-secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, speaks at the Holy See press office, Sept. 8, 2015.

Vatican cites immunity in refusal to send French court summons to CDF prefect

The Vatican has invoked diplomatic immunity in refusing to deliver a French court summons to the prefect of the Congregation... Read more