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January 19, 2021
"For the love of God, send us oxygen" demand Bishops as Brazil's national health service quakes under the pressure of the new COVID-19 strain
January 19, 2021
As Christian Unity week begins, Cardinal appeals for peace in strife stricken Myanmar
January 19, 2021
Holy See abandons extradition request for Italian woman thought to have embezzled €575,000 of church funds
January 19, 2021
Nigeria is about evenly divided: a little more than half the country’s 206 million people are Muslim, a little fewer than half are Christian. In the northern part of the country, Islam stands as the dominant faith, while Christianity stands in the South – but most of the killings take place in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, where the halves of the country meet. While religion was not originally an issue linked to conflict in Nigeria, it has risen to the fore.
January 18, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to overturn much of the outgoing administration's domestic and foreign policies in the coming days with a series of new executive orders
January 18, 2021
Primate of All Ireland Archbishop Dr Eamon Martin apologised "unreservedly" for the treatment of unwed mothers in homes but points a finger at the failure of state inspectors
January 18, 2021
Cecilia Marogna faces extradition to the Vatican from Italy for allegedly misappropriating €575,000 from the Holy See
January 18, 2021
Cardinal Wilton Gregory called on Americans to honour the contributions of African Americans to US history.
January 18, 2021
Honest depictions of misdeeds and their repercussions happen so rarely, but the National Gallery got it right, says Melanie McDonagh
January 18, 2021
When Father Harrison Ayre looks back on 2020 and the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the phrase that immediately comes to his mind is ‘dazed and confused.’
January 18, 2021
In his Angelus address on Jan. 17, the Day of St Anthony, the pope offered a reflection on Jesus’ first encounter and call of his disciples Andrew and Simon Peter in the Gospel of John
January 17, 2021
Pope Francis has refocused the ecumenical initiative away from the formal, institutional unity being laboriously investigated by theologians, to an informal, grassroots, and immediate unity in the martyr-blood of ordinary Christians.