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Head of Vatican commission says contraception is ‘intrinsically wrong’

  There had been speculation that Mgr Gilfredo Marengo’s commission would challenge Church teaching The leader of a Vatican study commission on Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae has said that contraception is “intrinsically wrong”. Humanae Vitae’s 50th anniversary falls next week, on July 25. Although the Vatican has not yet announced plans to mark the […]

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Pope Francis reaches 40 million followers on Twitter

The Pope has the second highest number of followers for any world leader, behind Donald Trump Pope Francis’s @Pontifex Twitter accounts have reached more than 40 million followers. The papal Twitter accounts, in nine different languages, have grown by over 9 million followers in the past 12 months, representing the interest and attention of “the […]