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Papacy disappearing? 2 Popes or a shadow Pope?

Cover image: Retired Pope Benedict XVI greets cardinals before a consistory for the creation of new cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo. (CNS/Paul Hing)     What about having two prime...



  Cover image: Fr. Frans Van Der Lugt, lovingly called ‘Abouna Frans’, was brutally gunned down in Homs Syria on April 7 2014.   Fr Cedric Prakash SJ*   Miryiam (name changed) spoke in a steely voice, but with passion as tears welled in her eyes, “Yes, they...


Papal ring is in question! To kiss or not to kiss?

    REUTERS in DECCAN CHRONICLE  Mar 27, 2019   The evolving Catholic Church culture now presents a new dilemma of whether kissing the pope’s hand is appropriate or not.   Cover Photo: While visiting a Catholic shrine in Loreto on Monday, Pope...