Category - cardinal martini

  • February 25, 2013

    Britain's most senior Catholic leader, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, will now not take part in the conclave to chose a successor to Pope Benedict XVI, having been forced to resign early by allegations of "inappropriate conduct" made to the Vatican by several priests, both now retired and still serving.

  • February 11, 2013

    Not long before he died in August last year (2012), the Catholic Archbishop of Milan and papal candidate Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini's final comments on the Church were that its leadership was “200 years out of date” - bureaucratic, pompous, autocratic, inflexible and seemingly remote from the spirit of Christ on key issues.

  • September 3, 2012

    Former Catholic Archbishop of Milan and papal candidate Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini's final comments on the Church are that it is “200 years out of date”.