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Pope’s request for $25 million donation to scandal-hit hospital divides charity

Papal Foundation executives seek to reassure donors over 'unprecedented huge grant'

Cardinal Dolan leads tributes to Billy Graham

The Southern Baptist preacher was widely respected by Catholics

Protestant YouTube star announces conversion to Catholicism

She has over 180,000 subscribers

Archbishop Scicluna hospitalised in Chile

He is in Chile investigating allegations against Bishop Barros

Pope’s request for $25 million donation to scandal-hit hospital divides charity

Papal Foundation executives seek to reassure donors over ‘unprecedented huge grant’

Former seminarian: meeting with Vatican abuse investigator was ‘intense’

Juan Carlos Cruz met for nearly four hours with Vatican sex abuse investigator Archbishop Charles Scicluna

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/01/18

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Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose High Court case

The judge ruled that infant’s life support should be switched off

Cardinal Müller: there can be no ‘paradigm shifts’ in the Church

Talk of paradigm shifts ‘seems to be a relapse into a modernist and subjectivist way of interpreting the Catholic faith’, he said

Vatican and China could sign deal on bishops ‘after March’

A Vatican source reportedly said ‘as far as we are concerned, the decision is made’

Education Secretary: parents will be able to withdraw their children from sex education

He also confirmed his intention of abolishing the faith school admissions cap

Chinese Catholics’ petition suffers cyber attack

The petition has been signed by over 1,000 people

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/02/18

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The shocking case that shows how far the Vatican has to go in child protection

Everyone in Rome says they want an end to abuse scandals. But will they do what it takes?

The climbdown over the Nigerian bishop shows something is changing in the Vatican

On the Ahiara dispute and on Bishop Barros, the Vatican has radically changed course

Italian voters may be about to reject the Church’s words on immigration

The Church must address the difference between refugees and economic migrants

Newman teaches us a whole new way to look at history

He understood how the atheist view impoverishes our understanding of the rise of Christianity

Why we must protect the conscience rights of medical professionals

Is it really such a radical idea to think healthcare professionals should not be forced to help in procedures to which they morally object?

Walther’s Saints of the Week: 18 – 24 February

Including a great English martyr and a monk famed for his icon painting

How Newman inspired the German resistance

It is 75 years since anti-Nazi demonstrators took the action which would lead to their executions

Worried about Cardinal Cupich’s ‘paradigm shift’? Just stick to the teaching of the Church

If the new paradigm trumps the old paradigm, what is to stop some future paradigm shift trumping the current one?

Lent is the perfect time to rediscover the rosary

Those who need guidance praying the rosary should try Fr Dwight Longenecker’s book

How despots exploit Vatican foreign policy

The Holy See is doing little to challenge authoritarian regimes

How a parish group dedicated to the Eucharist helped revive a London church

The Sodality of the Blessed Sacrament now has hundreds of members across the world

‘Let’s not make it just about…sins of the flesh’: an interview with Cardinal Cupich

The cardinal believes reception of Communion depends on ‘conscience’. Does his reasoning add up?

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