Pope encourages theologians to advance tradition

During the meeting with the members of the International Theological Commission, created by Paul VI in 1969, the Pope spoke about creative fidelity to tradition. He urges to “assume with faith and love” the commitment to exercise the ministry of theology through a process of ecclesial synodality from which “the ability to listen, to dialogue, … Read more

Roger Moore’s Wild and Undone James Bond Movie About the Pope | Pretty Reel

While Roger Moore’s James Bond had some goofy adventures, none of them were as controversial as John Landis’ draft of The Spy Who Loved Me. Although James Bond has embarked on some wild adventures, none of them are as ridiculous – or potentially controversial – as director John Landis’ rejected pitch for The Spy Who … Read more

Preserving apostolic succession in communion with the Pope

We publish below a summary of Gianni Valente’s interview with Cardinal Tagle following the renewal of the agreement with the Republic of China: “The reason [de l’accord entre la Chine et le Saint-Siège] is to safeguard the valid apostolic succession and sacramental character of the Catholic Church in China,” in the desire to “reassure, comfort … Read more

From the “modernist” Ratzinger to the devil pope: Benedict XVI to Bergoglio’s Coena Cypriani

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Andrea Cionci Art historian, journalist and writer, he deals with history, archeology and religion. Lyric opera lover, creator of the “Mimerito” method experimented by Miur and promoter of the internationally renowned “Plinio” project, he has been a reporter from Afghanistan and the Himalayas. He has just published the novel “Eugénie” (Bibliotheka). Researcher of beauty, of … Read more