The Pope has condemned the “abominable” massacre of journalists in Paris yesterday and called “on everyone to oppose every method of spreading hate”.
Francis will deliver all 11 of his major addresses in English in Sri Lanka and the Philippines next week.
Radical feminists have led the Church “to constantly address women’s issues at the expense of addressing critical issues important to men”, Cardinal Raymond Burke has said.
The world’s oldest bishop has died aged 104 in France.
Robert Mickens investigates rumours that Pope Francis will call an Ecumenical Council “during or after the 2015 synod”.
Margery Eagan celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the “saintly, serious, sexy” Thomas Merton.
And traffic enforcers will be “required to wear adult diapers” during Francis’s visit to the Philippines next week.
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