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Neither the Irish government nor University College Dublin are expected to send an official representative to Newman’s canonisation.

Amazon synod participants should “respect the warnings” of critics, Peruvian Cardinal Pedro Barreto has said.

President Rodrigo Duterte has invited Russian Orthodox missionaries to the Philippines.

John Allen says that Amazon synod relator Cardinal Hummes has placed married priests “squarely on the assembly’s table” (Rocco Palmo).

Andrea Gagliarducci argues that last week’s Vatican police raid “leaves more questions than answers”.

Dan Hitchens says an employment tribunal’s judgment against a Christian doctor “reveals what has happened with human rights law”.

And Daniel Esparza asks why the Devil is represented as a monster.

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