Cardinal advisers offer support to the Pope

The nine cardinals who are members of the Council of Cardinals have expressed their “full support” for the Pope – in particular “for his person and his magisterium”. The support was offered “in relation to recent events”, the Vatican press office said.

Church condemns Israeli settlement law

The latin Patriarchate has condemned an “unjust” law allowing the seizure of private Palestinian lands where Israeli settlements have been built.

Group’s founder barred from seeing members

The Vatican has barred Sodalitium Christianae Vitae founder Luis Fernando Figari from contact with members amid abuse allegations.

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