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October 18, 2018
October 18, 2018
The 217 signatories say that 'senior prelates' spread confusion by deliberately using unclear words
October 18, 2018
The remark was made to South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in
October 18, 2018
Like other young people, they yearn for clarity, authenticity and truth
October 18, 2018
We’re never truly alone with God but it’s perfectly normal to feel like you are, because I often do, too
October 18, 2018
The Christian bakers won their case, but the fight for religious freedom is not over yet
October 18, 2018
The isolated, gloomy Pontiff is a sympathetic figure - and I have an extra reason to be grateful to him
October 18, 2018
Angels are real, and constantly at work in the world on our behalf at the behest of God
October 18, 2018
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October 18, 2018
On Sunday, Pope Francis canonised two spiritual giants of the 20th century. From now on, St Paul VI and St Oscar Romero will always be connected in the Catholic imagination. But do the two saints share anything more than a canonisation date? Their biographies are strikingly different. Paul VI was a consummate Vatican insider who
October 18, 2018
✣ Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation What happened? Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as Archbishop of Washington, but named him apostolic administrator until his successor is named. The cardinal, who offered to resign three years ago at the customary age of 75, had faced criticism over the McCarrick case and over
October 18, 2018
✣ Highlights from the week online Should Pope Francis go to Pyongyang? Is a papal visit to North Korea a good idea? That was the question asked by Barbie Latza Nadeau and Donald Kirk at the Daily Beast after reports that Kim Jong-un has invited the Pope to the country. On the one hand, they wrote, North