“In the clear proposal of remaining faithful to the teaching of Christ, we must . . . look with the intelligence of love and with wise realism at the reality of families today in all of their complexity, in their light and darkness,” writes Pope Francis in his restructuring of the JP institute, renaming it the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for the Sciences of Marriage and Family.
Pope Francis has endorsed an approach of “zero tolerance” toward all members of the church guilty of sexually abusing minors or vulnerable adults..
All summer long Winnipeg’s St. Boniface Hospital has been in the eye of a storm over its right as a religious health care institution to refuse to provide euthanasia and assisted suicide.