Marc Ouellet

CP

Marc Ouellet's Family Relieved

LA MOTTE, Que. - The family of a Canadian cardinal many believed could be pope was relieved Wednesday when it didn't come to be.Siblings of Cardinal Marc Ouellet huddled around their 90-year-old mothe...
CP

WATCH: BLACK SMOKE

VATICAN CITY — This time there was no doubt. There was no new pope yet, and the mystery of who — and when — was as thick as the unmistakable heavy black smoke billowing from the Sistine Chapel chimney...
AP

You Can't "Modernize" an Act of Faith

In an era of rapid technological, social, and economic transformation, there is a comforting tranquility in the rock of Catholicism and its institutions. It may be tough for non-Catholics or non-believers to grasp, but the Church isn't in business to adapt to the ever-changing dispositions of our society.
AP

Pope Benedict Will Become the Invisible Man

John Paul's determination to lead the Church right through his agony and to his death gave a powerful witness to the value of our lives and the missions we are given, but it can hardly be denied that in his final years the Church was somewhat rudderless. His decision strikes me as a deeply humble.
AP

Does He Have What It Takes To Be Pope?

MONTREAL - Word that a Canadian cardinal is a presumed contender to succeed Pope Benedict XVI has been met with a mixed response in his own Quebec backyard.Advocates for victims of sexual abuse by pri...