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August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020
'It would be sad if, for the vaccine for COVID-19, priority were to be given to the richest!' the Pope said
August 19, 2020
There are half a dozen in front of me as I write – prayer cards, the kind of holy picture that people would once slip into their prayer books. Now that churchgoers tend not to use them, it’s hard to see their modern function, except in the form of remembrance cards for the dead, which
August 19, 2020
A father and son, P Jayaraj, 58, and Emmanuel Benicks, 31, committed two offences in the eyes of the officers who arrested them. They were late closing their shop during the coronavirus curfew, and they were Christians. These crimes led to their horrific death in custody and what some are calling India’s George Floyd moment.
August 19, 2020
Over two thousand artefacts dating back to the 15th century have been uncovered under the floorboards of the attic at Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk. The secret stash is thought to have been hidden by recusant Catholics practising the Catholic faith after it was outlawed by Elizabeth I in 1558. The finds include a 15th-century gold
August 19, 2020
Priests in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe have been warned that they could lose the faculty to preach if they give homilies longer than five minutes
August 19, 2020
Jimmy Lai’s godfather hopes his courageous example will inspire more calls for justice amid an ongoing crackdown on human rights in Hong Kong.
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