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Pope to canonise Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero on October 14

They will be canonised during the world Synod of Bishops

Christians and Muslims must move from confrontation to cooperation, says cardinal

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran issues message as Ramadan begins

Pope to canonise Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero on October 14

They will be canonised during the world Synod of Bishops

Guernsey rejects assisted suicide

The island’s legislature voted down a proposal to look into legalising the practice

Every Chilean bishop in Rome resigns

The bishops asked forgiveness from abuse survivors

Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos, advocate of the Traditional Mass, dies aged 88

The cardinal helped implement Summorum Pontificum

Meghan Markle’s Catholic school celebrates royal wedding

Students at Immaculate Heart school outside LA waved British and American flags at a pre-wedding party

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/05/18

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Tax havens hurt the poor, Vatican says

The Vatican has released a new document saying every economic decision is a moral decision

California’s assisted suicide law overturned

The law, which went into effect two years ago, was struck down in court on Wednesday

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/05/18

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Pope Francis decries ‘spiral of violence’ in Middle East

The Pope said he was ‘worried’ about tensions in the Holy Land after the US inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem

Revealed: Pope Paul VI’s secret resignation letter

Paul VI urged cardinals to accept his resignation if he should become seriously ill


How following Humanae Vitae can lead to a happier, more fulfilled life

Embracing Humanae Vitae means a decisive rejection of worldly values

The Vatican is walking into a trap if it does a deal with communist China

The Holy See would lose credibility once communism falls

Chile’s bishops have offered to resign. That’s still not enough

Some bishops may want to disappear into retirement. But given the seriousness of the allegations, there should be legal proceedings

This is the man to watch at the Royal Wedding

The Presiding Bishop of the US Episcopal Church is the best preacher in the Anglican world. How will he use his pulpit?

The new Vatican document affirms that the economy must be people-centred

Oeconomicae et Pecuniariae Questiones has its limitations, but it rightly insists on the moral basis of the market

The best Vatican document on economics for some time

‘Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones’ is a serious and constructive contribution that ranks alongside ‘Rerum Novarum’

Will tech giants sway Ireland’s abortion referendum?

By restricting online advertising, tech giants could tip the balance in this month’s abortion referendum

London’s anti-Catholic riots were the bloodiest in British history

This book extract explores the Gordon Riots of 1780, whipped up by anti-‘Papist’ hysteria

How I got the BBC to apologise for misrepresenting my Jesuit ancestor

When a TV series claimed that Fr John Gerard blessed the Gunpowder Plot, I complained. The response was gratifying

Tom Wolfe – the Evelyn Waugh of Wall Street

Wolfe drew on a tradition of conservative satire and politically incorrect social criticism

The Polish queen who can inspire 21st Century girls

A book by Lois Mills tells the story of Jadwiga of Poland

Move over Father Brown. Daredevil is the complex TV Catholic we’ve been waiting for

The Netflix drama explores themes of violence and one man’s struggle for justice