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The John Allen Show - Trusted Catholic News From Rome

Release Date: 09/11/2019

New Parish Guidelines, Conflict in the Philippines, Hagia Sophia, and the McCarrick Scandal show art New Parish Guidelines, Conflict in the Philippines, Hagia Sophia, and the McCarrick Scandal

The John Allen Show - Trusted Catholic News From Rome

In this episode, John discusses the new parish guidelines issued by the Vatican's Congregation for Clergy on the role and mission of the Catholic parish. A recent Church-State conflict is occurring in the Philippines after the bishops denounced the current president. There are new developments surrounding the Hagia Sophia, a Catholic basilica turned mosque, and there is pressure on the Pope to speak out. Lastly, there is a new allegation against the ex-priest and cardinal Theodore McCarrick, once again bringing the scandal into the spotlight. Learn more and Join the Institute:...

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The Pope's Recent Angelus Address, a Papal Trip Anniversary, and an Italian Priest That Went Viral show art The Pope's Recent Angelus Address, a Papal Trip Anniversary, and an Italian Priest That Went Viral

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In this episode, John discusses the recent omissions in Pope Francis' Angelus addresses regarding the ongoing situation in Hong Kong. We also take a look back on how the first trip of Pope Francis' papacy set the tone for the years to come. Lastly, we hear of the "webstar" Italian priest, Fr. Alberto Ravagnani, that went viral during the coronavirus. Learn more and Join the Institute: https://wordonfire.institute

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Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. Vatican Financial Scandal Update, and Talking About the Next Pope show art Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. Vatican Financial Scandal Update, and Talking About the Next Pope

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The Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul offers a massive reminder the coronavirus may be down but it’s not out. There is a new twist in the Vatican’s latest financial scandal, as a seemingly predestined scapegoat fights back. A new book appears on the next pope, but is it legitimate to think about a succession while the current pope is still around? Learn more and Join the Institute: https://wordonfire.institute

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George Floyd Protests, Coronavirus Aftermath, and Vatican Financial Reform show art George Floyd Protests, Coronavirus Aftermath, and Vatican Financial Reform

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In this episode, John discusses the recent George Floyd protests, the Vatican’s unusual engagement, and the crossfire between the White House and the Archdiocese of Washington. An update is also given on the Coronavirus aftermath and Catholic preparations for the next global pandemic. Lastly covered is Vatican financial reform, and the latest Italian financier to face charges of corruption. Learn more and Join the Institute: https://wordonfire.institute

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The Vatican's Relation to China and Hong Kong, COVID 19 Recovery, and Milestones on Laudato Si show art The Vatican's Relation to China and Hong Kong, COVID 19 Recovery, and Milestones on Laudato Si

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In this episode, John brings us the latest news about the Vatican's relationship with China and Hong Kong. He also gives an update regarding the coronavirus recovery in Italy, Catholic divisions, and milestones on Laudato Si and St. John Paul II. Learn more and Join the Institute:

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Public Mass in Italy, the Silvia Romano Case, and the Inevitability of Vatican Reform in 2020 show art Public Mass in Italy, the Silvia Romano Case, and the Inevitability of Vatican Reform in 2020

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In this episode, John discusses the return of public Mass in Italy and the Vatican. He also covers how the Silvia Romano case in Italy has thrown a spotlight on tensions in the Church over conversion and how we understand other religions. Lastly, John takes a look at how the Vatican is facing a major deficit in 2020 due to the coronavirus and how some sort of reform is now inevitable. Learn more and Join the Institute: https://wordonfire.institute

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Conflict in Italy, a New Vatican Foundation, and President Donald Trump's Call with Catholic Leaders show art Conflict in Italy, a New Vatican Foundation, and President Donald Trump's Call with Catholic Leaders

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In this episode, John discusses Pope Francis' response to a Church/state conflict in Italy over coronavirus restrictions, the Vatican's launch of a new foundation devoted to Pope John Paul I - the “smiling pope” of 33 days, and President Donald Trump's coronavirus call with Catholic leaders to appeal for reelection support. Learn more and Join the Institute: https://wordonfire.institute

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Coronavirus Crisis, Cardinal Pell’s Acquittal, and Pope Francis’ Study Commission on Women Deacons show art Coronavirus Crisis, Cardinal Pell’s Acquittal, and Pope Francis’ Study Commission on Women Deacons

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In today's episode, John discusses the ongoing challenges that face the Church during the COVID-19 crisis, the recent acquittal of Australian Cardinal George Pell, and Pope Francis' recent commission to explore the topic of women deacons. Learn more and Join the Institute:

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How the Church is Responding in the Midst of the Coronavirus   show art How the Church is Responding in the Midst of the Coronavirus

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In this episode, John Allen discusses the topic that is affecting the entire world - the COVID-19 pandemic. He covers the Pope's response in this crisis, the Church’s broader response to the pandemic, and the debate over how accessible the Church should be during this time. Learn more and Join the Institute: https://wordonfire.institute

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Coronavirus, Vatican Reform Updates, and Bishops in China show art Coronavirus, Vatican Reform Updates, and Bishops in China

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In this episode, John Allen discusses how the Church is treating pastoral care during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent developments in Vatican reform concerning Human Resources, and debates that have arisen due to the appointment of Bishops in China. - Learn more and Join the Institute:

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Join us in welcoming John Allen Jr., editor of Crux, to the Word on Fire Institute as the Fellow of Church and Media. John has long been the leading voice in respected Catholic journalism, and we are honored to have him join as part of the team!