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December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015
Mercy is something more than charity
December 10, 2015
In our school's RE department flood waters reached approximately 7ft deep - most items have been irreparably damaged
December 10, 2015
Cryptic across 1 Old record’s kept by a book store manager in Egypt (6) 5 Archer’s injured when overthrown (4) 8 Dean addresses this writer’s block? (7) 9 King’s taken in by accomplished wastrel (5) 10 Little room in an Oxford college (5) 11 Daniel, having no guts, backbone, is ringing for staff (7) 12
December 10, 2015
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December 10, 2015
New Argentine leader ‘close to the Pope’ Gabriela Michetti, newly elected vice-president of Argentina, is regarded as “one of the top five” politicians closest to Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio. Analyst Fernando Farias said Michetti was “very religious” and predicted improved Church-state relations. South Korean Church makes deal with North The Church in South Korea has said
December 10, 2015
During an inflight press conference on his way back from Africa last week Pope Francis criticised “fundamentalists” within the Church. Asked about religious fundamentalism in light of the Paris attacks, the Pope responded by saying that “we are all God’s children, we all have the same Father … we need to live peacefully alongside one
December 10, 2015
Archdiocese hires two full-time evangelisers The Archdiocese of Birmingham has appointed two people to promote evangelisation full-time. Natalie Orefice, a member of Catholic Voices and a former police officer, and Paul Northam, a youth worker, will be based at the Maryvale Institute. Sciaf welcomes pledge from Nicola Sturgeon Sciaf, the Scottish Church’s aid agency, has
December 10, 2015
Mother Angelica, who spearheaded the founding of the Eternal Word Television Network, has been placed on a feeding tube as she fights the lingering effects of two strokes she suffered 14 years ago. A spokesman for her order, the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration at Our Lady of Angels Monastery in Hanceville, said the 92-year-old
December 10, 2015
Pope Francis has asked that Holy Doors be opened in every Catholic cathedral in the world to mark the start of the Year of Mercy. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation, said such an action, scheduled for this Sunday, would be a first for a jubilee year.
December 10, 2015
✣ Highlights from the week online Papal forecast for 2016 At cruxnow.com John Allen offered a few predictions for the “unpredictable” Pope Francis in 2016. First, that the next American cardinal he appoints “will be a shocker”, because the Pontiff “likes to bypass the usual centres of power”, as he has shown in Italy and
December 10, 2015
Pope francis has called on Catholics to “experience joy of grace” during the Year of Mercy, which began on Tuesday as the Pontiff opened the Holy Door in St Peter’s Basilica. Benedict XVI was among those in attendance when Francis opened the door. Before opening the door, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St Peter’s Square,
December 10, 2015
Cardinal Vincent Nichols said that “effective action is necessary” against ISIS in a statement issued hours before MPs voted overwhelmingly for air strikes over Syria, last week. The Archbishop of Westminster said in a statement: “Effective action is necessary to stop the grave harm being inflicted by ISIS on civilians. “While indiscriminate violence is never
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