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September 08, 2016
September 08, 2016
Georgetown's apology for slavery is light on moral argument and even lighter on theology
September 08, 2016
In a book-length interview Benedict XVI says he was 'more of a professor' while Francis was a 'man of practical reform'
September 08, 2016
She did not leave her room for 24 hours when Mother Teresa told her she wanted to be a missionary
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Tune in and find out what's really happening in the Catholic Church
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Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald
September 08, 2016
The 24th Sunday of the Year: Ex 32: 7-11 & 13-14; 1 Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32 (year c)
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Book review: Where is God in Suffering? by Brendan Purcell
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The new Ben-Hur is a flop. Having sat through it, it's not hard to see why
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Critics keep announcing the Church's imminent demise. If only they realised that numbers have doubled since 1970 – and are still rising
September 08, 2016
✣ Mother Teresa is proclaimed a saint What happened? Applause erupted in St Peter’s Square as Pope Francis canonised Mother Teresa on Sunday. More than 100,000 pilgrims had gathered for the ceremony, including hundreds of members of the Missionaries of Charity, the order she founded. Also in attendance were 1,500 homeless people from across Italy, who
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✣ Highlights from the week online Officials ‘rejected’ saint Mother Teresa was “rejected” by the Northern Irish Church hierarchy, according to Laura McDaid at the BBC. The Blessed Mother arrived in Belfast in 1971 to offer her assistance to those affected by the Troubles. Mother Teresa set up a convent in the heart of Belfast where
September 08, 2016
A Norfolk convent has welcomed five prospective Sisters, almost doubling its numbers. The additions to the Daughters of Divine Charity brings the total number at the Swaffham convent from seven to 12. Two novices, Sister Mary Goncalves and Sister Anna Yeo, were admitted to the order on the same day as two Sisters – Sister