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January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has called on Archbishop Theodore McCarrick to repent publicly of alleged “crimes against minors and abuses of seminarians”. In an open letter, the former nuncio to the Unites States told McCarrick that “time is running out” and his “eternal salvation is at stake”. “No matter what decision the supreme authority of
January 14, 2019
Officials at the New York State Catholic Conference are calling the Reproductive Health Act “worse than we thought it would be.” “It foresees a time in New York where it’s a crime to be pro-life,” said Kathleen Gallagher, director of pro-life activities and the Catholic Action Network for the conference, which is the public policy
January 14, 2019
With the dawn of legal abortion in Ireland, the pro-life movement in the country is beginning a fight that their U.S. counterparts have been engaged in since 1973. For more than 40 years, pro-life Americans have staged marches, prayer vigils, sidewalk counseling, and political protests. Now, pro-life advocates in Ireland must determine how a robust
January 14, 2019
At Mass in the Sistine Chapel Sunday, Pope Francis baptized 27 babies, reminding their parents that the first space in which children learn and witness the faith is at home. “Yes, when they go to catechism class, they will study the faith well, they will learn catechesis,” he said Jan. 13. “But before being studied,
January 14, 2019
At his Baptism, Jesus “manifests the logic and meaning of His mission”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video). Pope Francis urged parents not to fight in front of their children as he baptised 27 babies on Sunday (full text, full video). Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrão of Goa and Daman has been
January 14, 2019
In our family, not surprisingly given my interest in book reviewing, books are always exchanged at Christmas. My daughter happened to give me The Cut Out Girl by Bart Van Es (Fig Tree. £16.99) which was chosen as Radio 4’s Book of the Week last August. An interview/memoir dealing with the Holocaust from the perspective
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