Archbishop of Vienna Cardinal Christoph Schönborn

One of Rome’s most influential Cardinals has said that the Church must show mercy in the context of new and more complex situations of family life in (...)

Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn shows a copy of “Amoris Laetitia” during a press conference at the Vatican. Photograph: Andrew Medichini/AP

As many had expected, Pope Francis steered a middle-of-the-road course between “progressives” and “traditionalists” with his post-synodal exhortation(...)