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June 08, 2017
June 08, 2017
We do a better service to Muslims by forcing them to confront the dark side of their community
June 08, 2017
After narrowly escaping death by firing squad, the author declared: 'life is a gift, life is happiness'
June 08, 2017
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June 08, 2017
Clergy and faithful pledged to defend marriage, protect the rights of the unborn and resist “moral decay”.
June 08, 2017
Friends say that Ignacio Echeverria, who attacked a terrorist with a skateboard, was deeply committed to his faith
June 08, 2017
After terrorists killed at least seven people in London on Saturday night, in the third attack in three months, Theresa May declared that “Enough is enough.” No right-thinking person would disagree with the Prime Minister. The problem is that there is no consensus on how to prevent young Muslim men raised in Britain from becoming
June 08, 2017
✣ Seven killed in Islamist attack on London What happened? Seven people died and 48 were injured in an attack by three Islamist terrorists at London Bridge on Saturday night. The terrorists drove a van at pedestrians before running through Borough Market and stabbing victims. ISIS claimed responsibility. Theresa May promised to consider several legislative responses,
June 08, 2017
✣ Highlights from the week online The Devil is more than a symbol In his column for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia website, Archbishop Charles Chaput told a story about the scholar Leszek Kołakowski. Kołakowski was giving a lecture at Harvard on “The Devil in History”. The mood in the room became restless: the distinguished audience
June 08, 2017
Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the terrorist attack in London at the end of Mass on Pentecost Sunday. “May the Holy Spirit grant peace to the whole world,” Pope Francis said, according to Vatican Radio. “May He heal the wounds of war and of terrorism, which even this [Saturday] night, in London, struck
June 08, 2017
The people of Manchester have yet to grieve fully for the 22 people murdered by an Islamist suicide bomber, the Bishop of Salford has said. Public displays of resilience and defiance risked “throwing a blanket” over a deeper desire to mourn for the victims of the attack on the Manchester Arena, said Bishop John Arnold.
June 08, 2017
The bishop of Lancaster has provoked dismay among members of the Neocatechumenal Way by issuing new rules for their liturgies. Bishop Michael Campbell said that, although the Way had been a “blessing” for many people, there was a “growing sense of unease” about the movement’s liturgical practices. His new norms include Masses always being celebrated
June 08, 2017
Pope Francis celebrated a Pentecost vigil on Saturday with 50,000 Catholic charismatics and Pentecostals from more than 125 countries. The Pope joined in the singing as he stood between Michelle Moran, president of the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services, and Patti Mansfield, who was present when the Catholic Charismatic Renewal was born. He told the
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