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April 05, 2018
April 05, 2018
Gaudete et Exsultate will be the first exultation since Amoris Laetitia
April 05, 2018
Street fashion is a unique way to express yourself, stand out from the crowd and show you own sense of fashion and even create your own trend. New York is the perfect place to act like this, and if you look around you will notice how many people wear extraordinary and uncommon clothes. You will
April 05, 2018
His life was marked by courage and kindness as well as failings, the Archbishop of Westminster said at his funeral Mass
April 05, 2018
The cardinal said the interview, in which the Pope allegedly denied the existence of hell, was 'beyond tolerable'
April 05, 2018
One of the Vatican's most senior clerics says we must fight against 'the dictatorship of noise'
April 05, 2018
The New York Times columnist on the marriage debate, the trouble with liberal theology, and his struggle with illness
April 05, 2018
Christianity is growing faster in the Islamic Republic of Iran than in any other country in the world. That is the extraordinary claim recently made by the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), founded by televangelist Pat Robertson. An accompanying report suggested that roughly 20 per cent of the country’s 80 million population have viewed Christian programmes
April 05, 2018
✣ Vatican dismisses report that Pope denied hell What happened? The Vatican challenged the reliability of a journalist’s memory after a report that the Pope had denied the existence of hell. Eugenio Scalfari, a friend of the Pope, wrote in La Repubblica that Francis had told him: “Those who do not repent … disappear. There is
April 05, 2018
✣ Highlights from the week online The problem with ‘doing God’ as an MP It was odd to hear Theresa May saying that Easter was more important than Christmas, said Fra­ser Nelson in the Telegraph. It is rare to hear religion discussed in Parliament. “There are certain unwritten rules governing Christianity in British politics. Those
April 05, 2018
Pope Francis has given his blessing to the mass ros­ary prayer along the coast of Britain on Sunday April 29. Archbishop Edward Adams, apostolic nuncio to Great Britain, said that the Pope “presents His greetings to all those persons participating in the Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life and Peace in Scotland, England and
April 05, 2018
Nearly 400 nurses have protested at a possible move by the Royal College of Nurses (RCN) to support a campaign for abortion on demand. A total of 396 nurses have signed a letter to Janet Davies, the chief executive of the RCN, objecting to moves to possibly align the College with a camp­aign to support
April 05, 2018
A Catholic Labour MP has introduced a Bill that would legalise same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, saying that he is “living the message of the Gospel”. Conor McGinn, who was born in Northern Ireland but represents St Helens North in Merseyside, said that God was on the side of equality and compassion. Speaking in the