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Priestly vocations in Ireland have hit “a 222-year record low”.
John Allen, Fr John Baldovin SJ, Rita Ferrone, Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapman, Archbishop Arthur Roche, Fr Michael Ryan, Joseph Shaw, John Thavis and Fr John Zuhlsdorf comment on the new Motu Proprio on liturgical translations.
Sandro Magister suggests that the Vatican has poured a “brutal cold shower” on talks with Beijing.
James Carroll says that when the Pope sought a psychoanalyst he “displayed the importance of knowing when to ask for help”.
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