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August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016
First the commenters became angry – then they demanded the thread be shut down
August 11, 2016
Aid to the Church in Need is launching a campaign to support the training of 1,000 new priests
August 11, 2016
The Pope gave toys and gifts to the children, while they showed him a collection of their drawings
August 11, 2016
'They represent the strength it takes to come from nothing,' say refugees following the Games in Brazil
August 11, 2016
Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald
August 11, 2016
The term 'celebrity' might be used loosely in the latest series of Big Brother and its spin-off show
August 11, 2016
Four of the last five Premier League champions have had Catholic bosses. Surely this can’t be a coincidence
August 11, 2016
The excitement around the new Syro-Malabar diocese is not the first time British Catholics have looked forward to change
August 11, 2016
With a new cathedral, new orders and new Oratories, could England’s Catholic Church be entering a time of renewal?
August 11, 2016
In a question-and answer-session with the Polish bishops during his recent visit to that country, Pope Francis made some striking observations about the role of the parish in the Church’s life. He said that parishes are irreplaceable. “The parish cannot be touched,” he said. “It has to remain as a place of creativity, a reference
August 11, 2016
✣ Highlights from the week online Perón and the Pope Until Pope Francis’s election, the most famous Argentine leader of modern times was its former president Juan Domingo Perón. At catholicworldreport.com, Samuel Gregg noted that the two share a few things in common. When made president, “Perón swiftly introduced labour laws that favoured employees and trade
August 11, 2016
✣ Pope sets up commission on deaconesses What happened? Pope Francis has set up a commission to study women deacons, and in particular their role in the early Church. The commission of scholars includes six men and six women, plus Archbishop Ladaria Ferrer, secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, as president. The