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September 24, 2020
September 24, 2020
Cardinal Angelo Becciu has been mired in controversy for years, and received the red hat in 2018.
September 24, 2020
Iraqi priests have warned that the latest Turkish military attacks in northern Iraq are displacing Christians and exacerbating a precarious security situation
September 24, 2020
Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of Jesus and executive director of Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley, was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2020
September 24, 2020
A relic of St Pope John Paul II was stolen from a cathedral in central Italy.
September 24, 2020
A Dutch cardinal has said that the Netherlands shows that once euthanasia is legalized safeguards are slowly but inevitably abandoned
September 24, 2020
Chaldean Archbishop Najib Mikhael Moussa of Mosul was nominated for the 2020 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
September 24, 2020
There may be a few hurdles to Boris and Carrie marrying in a Catholic church
September 24, 2020
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to ensure goods sold in the US are not made with forced labor in Uyghur Muslim internment camps in China’s Xinjiang region
September 24, 2020
Many people in this country don’t know about the significance of the apparitions at Fatima that took place in 1916 and 1917. Thus Fatima: 100 Questions and Answers about the Marian Apparitions by Paul Senz (Ignatius Press) is to be welcomed. It is aimed at the general reader, for whom the name Fatima (unlike Lourdes)
September 24, 2020
V2 By Robert Harris, Hutchinson, 312pp, £20 Robert Harris’s new novel starts with a bang. A young WAAF called Kay Caton-Walsh is in a flat in Warwick Court, central London, rearranging her smalls after a tumble with her married lover when a V2 bomb lands next door and, wham, blows everything up. The lover, injured,
September 24, 2020
An Elephant in Rome: Bernini, The Pope and The Making of the Eternal City By Loyd Grossman Pallas Athene, £19.99 Loyd Grossman, presenter of Through the Keyhole and Master-Chef, writing about Bernini, the 17th-century baroque magician who could turn stone into flesh? Surely that’s like listening to Simon Cowell on Tiepolo? Well, no. Dr Grossman,