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September 22, 2016
September 22, 2016
If a person is unjustly slandered, said Francis, they can be 'destroyed forever'
September 22, 2016
Peaceful people gather to pray for peace – it won't sway those in favour of violence
September 22, 2016
Bishop Thomas Olmsted said conscience must be formed in accordance with 'God’s word and the authoritative teaching of the Church'
September 22, 2016
Book review: A shocking cultural collapse has occurred among America's poor. RR Reno points the way to renewal
September 22, 2016
It’s much easier than you think to keep the faith at a secular institution. But there’s one thing you must be prepared to do
September 22, 2016
A Miss World contestant is exposing a practice that the communist regime doesn’t want you to hear about
September 22, 2016
Catholics are divided over how far Francis wants to change Church teaching regarding the remarried. But does he even have the authority to do so?
September 22, 2016
Next month will mark a new era in relations between the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. At least, that is what the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury will be hoping when they meet in the Roman church of San Gregorio Magno al Celio on October 5. The church marks the spot where St
September 22, 2016
✣ Leaked letter restarts ‘Amoris wars’ What happened? A former assassin has accused the president of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte, of ordering the killings of criminals and opponents while he was mayor of Davao City. Edgar Matobato, 57, told a nationally televised senate committee hearing that Duterte had sanctioned the killings and even personally “finished
September 22, 2016
✣ Highlights from the week online Not Blessed yet Should Fr Jacques Hamel be referred to as “Blessed” since the Pope referred to him as such? That’s the question asked by Fr John Zuhlsdorf at wdtprs.com/blog. While Fr Z believes that the priest who was murdered for his Christian faith is most likely a martyr, he
September 22, 2016
The Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury will send out 17 pairs of Anglican and Catholic bishops across the world next month to work together on joint missions in their dioceses. The plan was initiated by the International Anglican and Roman Catholic Commission on Unity and Mission, which is made up of pairs of bishops
September 22, 2016
Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged people to reject racial hatred during a Mass for migrants at Westminster Cathedral on Sunday. Following the murder of a Polish man in Harlow, Essex, the cardinal said: “I want to say today, to all who will listen, that there is no place in our society for hatred or violence against