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Viganò tells Ouellet: Yes, the Vatican had detailed proof of McCarrick’s wrongdoing

Archbishop Viganò says the Vatican had documentary evidence, but that officials either failed to act or were prevented from doing so

Having kids won’t doom your country, says #PostcardsForMacron creator

‘High fertility is not the product of ignorance,’ says Dr Catherine Pakulak

US bishops to consider new hymn translations for Liturgy of the Hours

The hymns will be in ‘contemporary English’ and ‘represent a significant change’

Barcelona’s Sagrada Família finally gets building permit 130 years too late

The basilica owed millions of euros in back payments

Viganò tells Ouellet: Yes, the Vatican had detailed proof of McCarrick’s wrongdoing

Archbishop Viganò says the Vatican had documentary evidence, but that officials either failed to act or were prevented from doing so

‘Pro-life is pro-science’: theme for Washington March for Life announced

‘Unique From Day One: Pro-Life Is Pro-Science’ will be the theme of January’s march

Pennsylvania abuse investigation will include Ukrainian archeparchy

A former official said that, to the best of his knowledge, the archeparchy has never had a reported case of abuse

Federal agents investigate abuse in Pennsylvania dioceses

The US Justice Department is stepping in to the Pennsylvania abuse crisis

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/10/18

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Australian student leaders ask synod to address doctrinal ‘ambiguity’

The 217 signatories say that ‘senior prelates’ spread confusion by deliberately using unclear words

Pope Francis says he is open to visiting North Korea

The remark was made to South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in

Get real: What young religious hope to hear from the youth synod

Like other young people, they yearn for clarity, authenticity and truth

Catholic U. professor leads response to French president’s remark on large families

The French president had said: ‘Present me the woman who decided, being perfectly educated, to have seven, eight or nine children’

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Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation was accepted, but he remains in place

There is every sign to believe he will remain a major power-broker

St John Paul II’s challenge for the synod

‘Do not be afraid of the love that places clear demands on people,’ John Paul wrote

Anjem Choudary is free to speak – but that does not mean we have to give him a platform

Even more importantly, we do not have to treat his words with respect

Britain rediscovers the rosary

There is a resurgence of Marian piety in Britain after an ebb of more than half a century

Letters from the Synod-2018: October 19

Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

St Paul VI saved my son

The isolated, gloomy Pontiff is a sympathetic figure – and I have an extra reason to be grateful to him

The ‘gay cake’ verdict is a victory – but for what?

The Christian bakers won their case, but the fight for religious freedom is not over yet

Let’s not pretend Catholic life is easy

We’re never truly alone with God but it’s perfectly normal to feel like you are, because I often do, too

We should rediscover our relationship with our guardian angel

Angels are real, and constantly at work in the world on our behalf at the behest of God

Tiananmen Square to St. Peter’s Square: Who are the Chinese bishops at the synod?

One bishop said Chinese Catholics should learn to adapt to a communist society

What kind of archbishop is needed in Washington?

Wuerl has hinted that his successor should be someone unconnected with the current scandals

Letters from the Synod-2018: October 18

Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

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