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August 18, 2016

The true history of celibacy

According to some reports, the next synod may touch on the question of ordaining married men. If we are to have such a debate,...

The key to understanding Francis

The transcript of the Holy Father’s meeting with the Polish bishops last month in Kraków – released after his return to Rome – provides...

Debtors need our help

Our society is fuelled by debt. Whether it’s your credit card, student loan or the latest mobile phone that you have to have, the...

Philippines a ‘killing fields nation’

Philippine Catholic leaders say they are powerless to stop a growing number of extrajudicial killings that have come with President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on...

In brief

Over 20 Olympians studied at St Mary’s St Mary’s University, Twickenham, has seen 22 of its students and alumni selected for the Rio 2016...

Rio 2016 a ‘missed opportunity’

The Rio Olympics have been a “huge missed opportunity” to improve the lives of the country’s poorest, the overseas agency of the bishops’ conference...

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Who’s worse? In an article for his diocesan newsletter entitled “Some personal thoughts on the months ahead”, Archbishop Charles...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Death toll mounts in Philippines drugs war What happened? More than 800 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed by police and vigilantes...

Lourdes versus ISIS

France is currently in a state of emergency, which is part of the French government’s response to the recent spate of terrorist attacks on...

The true history of celibacy

According to some reports, the next synod may touch on the question of ordaining married men. If we are to have such a debate,...

The key to understanding Francis

The transcript of the Holy Father’s meeting with the Polish bishops last month in Kraków – released after his return to Rome – provides...

Debtors need our help

Our society is fuelled by debt. Whether it’s your credit card, student loan or the latest mobile phone that you have to have, the...

Philippines a ‘killing fields nation’

Philippine Catholic leaders say they are powerless to stop a growing number of extrajudicial killings that have come with President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on...

In brief

Over 20 Olympians studied at St Mary’s St Mary’s University, Twickenham, has seen 22 of its students and alumni selected for the Rio 2016...

Rio 2016 a ‘missed opportunity’

The Rio Olympics have been a “huge missed opportunity” to improve the lives of the country’s poorest, the overseas agency of the bishops’ conference...

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Who’s worse? In an article for his diocesan newsletter entitled “Some personal thoughts on the months ahead”, Archbishop Charles...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Death toll mounts in Philippines drugs war What happened? More than 800 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed by police and vigilantes...

Lourdes versus ISIS

France is currently in a state of emergency, which is part of the French government’s response to the recent spate of terrorist attacks on...