Today’s topics: Vatican Secretariat of the Economy; Consistory; Benedict’s Resignation Anniversary; Papal Visit?; Episcopal Vicar
Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry consider the headlines of the week, including the historic change at the Vatican when Pope Francis created the new Secretariat of the Economy; the consistory at which 19 new cardinals were created; reflecting on the resignation of Pope-emeritus Benedict one year later; the possibility of a papal visit to Boston; and a new Episcopal Vicar for Boston.
Listen to the show:
Today’s host(s): Scot Landry and Susan Abbott
Today’s guest(s): Gregory Tracy, managing editor of the Pilot, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, and Fr. Roger Landry, pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in Fall River
Links from today’s show:
- The Anchor
- The Pilot
- Some of the stories discussed on this show will be available on The Pilot’s and The Anchor’s websites on Friday morning. Please check those sites for the latest links.
- “Pope establishes panel, with lay members, to oversee Vatican finances”, Catholic News Service, 2/24/14
- “Pope Francis, with retired Pope Benedict present, creates new cardinals”, Catholic News Service, 2/23/14
- “Pope asks families to pray for October synod”, Catholic News Service, 2/25/14
- “Cardinals outline broad approacheds to family ministry, spokesman says”, Catholic News Service, 2/21/14
- “Cardinal: Ignorance about marriage is no reason to change doctrine”, Catholic News Service, 2/26/14
- “Pope Benedict’s Resignation One Year Later”, The Anchor, Fr. Roger Landry, 2/28/14
- “Mayor to pope: Please come to Boston”, The Boston Globe, 2/21/14