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April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018
The group now has over 2,000 members worldwide and is continuing to grow
April 26, 2018
The intransigence of the British courts – and a large swathe of British opinion – makes the country look intolerant
April 26, 2018
Bishop John Keenan said the video was 'beyond the pale'
April 26, 2018
Fr Ray Kelly is now tipped for stardom
April 26, 2018
The Alfie Evans case has shaken Britain and the Church. It raises serious questions about whether the law needs to change
April 26, 2018
Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella shows 'liberation' is now achieved through conformity
April 26, 2018
A new film examines the playwright's famous deathbed conversion
April 26, 2018
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April 26, 2018
Fr Juan Miguel Contreras Garcia was reportedly hearing Confession in his office last Friday when a gunman burst in and shot him dead. The 33-year-old was the fourth priest to be murdered in Mexico this year. Just two days earlier Fr Ruben Alcantara Diaz was stabbed to death in his church on the outskirts of
April 26, 2018
✣ Hundreds of priests flock to exorcism summit What happened? More than 250 priests gathered in Rome for a week-long course on exorcism. The event, held at the Legionaries of Christ-run Pontifical Regina Apostolorum University, included sessions on witchcraft in Africa and how to distinguish between demonic possession and mental illness.The annual course was first held
April 26, 2018
✣ Highlights from the week online In First Things…A young Catholic’s plea for clear teaching Archbishop Charles Chaput shared a letter from a young Catholic man ahead of October’s synod on youth. Society, the 26-year-old wrote, is “roiled in confusion concerning the basic tenets of human nature”, for instance on gender, the unborn child and
April 26, 2018
Buffalo Bishop to sell his residence to pay for abuse settlements Bishop to sell his residence to pay for abuse settlementsthe bishop of Buffalo, New York State, has announced that he will sell his $1.9 million (£1.3 million) residence to help pay for compensation for abuse victims. Bishop Richard Malone said the decision was made