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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

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris.

Archbishop Aupetit: Pope Francis asked me to stay in Congregation of Bishops after Paris resignation

Feb 5, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis accepted Aupetit's resignation as archbishop of Paris in December. 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

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark.

Cardinal Tobin appointed member of Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops

Mar 4, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed the archbishop of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, a member of the Congregation for Bishops.  Read more

Pope Francis with Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago on Sept. 2, 2015. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Is Cardinal Cupich on his way to the Vatican?

Feb 3, 2021

By CNA Staff

On January 30, Pope Francis met with Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, who was in Rome for a meeting... 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