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November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017
There are many signs of hope in the American Church. We'll be covering it even more
November 30, 2017
Katarzyna Jachimowicz was fired after refusing to provide devices which can cause abortion
November 30, 2017
'It is imperative that the international community take decisive measures to address this grave crisis,' he said
November 30, 2017
Pope Francis has concluded his trip to Burma. Here is a selection of the best photographs from the tour
November 30, 2017
Cardinal Raymond Burke talks division, the End Times and what he would do if elected Pope
November 30, 2017
Despite the heightened anti-Catholic feeling, an increasing number of young people are fervent in their faith
November 30, 2017
In 2017, the Church has endured an abuse crisis, lost a same-sex marriage vote and failed to stop euthanasia. Can it recover?
November 30, 2017
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November 30, 2017
Today it is hard to believe how much hope Catholics once invested in Robert Mugabe. When he was elected prime minister of Zimbabwe in 1980, the Catholic press bubbled with excitement. Here was a man who had reputedly prayed the rosary throughout the guerrilla war to end white rule. A Jesuit education had prepared him
November 30, 2017
✣ Pope embarks on tricky trip to Asia What happened? In one of the most diplomatically complex trips in recent papal history, Pope Francis has visited Burma, becoming the first pontiff to do so. After landing on Monday, he met the country’s military chief, General Min Aung Hlaing. The military has been accused of serious human
November 30, 2017
✣ Highlights from the week online The unknown girl who inspired Fulton Sheen At Padre Peregrino, Fr David Nix retold a story which inspired the Venerable Fulton Sheen, the great American bishop and TV evangelist. When Mao took over China, in one district a priest was imprisoned in his house; vandals broke open the tabernacle and
November 30, 2017
Priests should be compelled to break the seal of Confession in cases of child abuse, a lawyer has told a national inquiry. Solicitor David Enright made the proposal at the opening of a three-week hearing into Benedictine schools. It echoes the recommendation made by Australia’s royal commission on child abuse. In August Archbishop Denis Hart
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