Catholic doctrine

Delegates meet at round tables during the Synod on Synodality on Oct. 10, 2023. | Credit: Vatican Media

Synod on Synodality Members Ask "for greater discernment" of Church Teaching on Sexuality

Oct 11, 2023

Spokesman Paolo Ruffini told the media that while some have asked for further discernment on the Church’s teaching, others said there’s no need for it.

Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández, pictured here in 2014, is the archbishop of La Plata, Argentina. He will take up his new post as prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith in September 2023. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

"I will do it my way": Newly Appointed Head of Doctrine of Faith Dicastery

Jul 6, 2023

When asked about the controversy surrounding his recent appointment as the Vatican’s doctrinal chief, Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández responded: “I will do it ‘my way.’”

Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis Appoints His Longtime Personal Theologian Head of Doctrine of Faith Dicastery

Jul 1, 2023

Pope Francis has named Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández, his longtime personal theologian and ghostwriter, to lead the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on June 28, 2023. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis’ Letter to Newly Appointed Head of Doctrine of Faith Dicastery: Full Text

Jul 1, 2023

The announcement on July 1 that Pope Francis has named Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández to lead the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith was accompanied by a letter the Holy Father addressed to the Argentine theologian.

Holy Trinity, detail of Iconostasis in Greek Catholic Co-cathedral of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Zagreb, Croatia. | Shutterstock

Trinity Sunday 2023: 10 Illuminating Quotes From the Saints about the Holy Trinity

Jun 4, 2023

The solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, also known as Trinity Sunday, is observed on the Sunday following Pentecost. This year’s feast falls on June 4 and draws our attention to the mystery of the Trinity — God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.