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October 08, 2020
October 08, 2020
59 per cent of those responding said they support changing the law to allow terminally ill and incurably suffering adults the option of a legal assisted death.
October 08, 2020
Cardinal Angelo Becciu has “categorically” denied interfering in the trial of Cardinal Pell, after unconfirmed media reports suggested he may have used Vatican funds to bribe witnesses
October 08, 2020
I have just been reading a most inspiring book: uplifting both in the honest stories of the search for meaning and faith that fill its pages and in the superb photographs that accompany them. Titled Another Life is Possible (Plough Publishing House, £28.99), it has been created by Clare Stober, with photography by Danny Burrows.
October 08, 2020
Cardinal Zen has rejected claims that Benedict XVI approved a draft of the Vatican-China deal, and has accused Cardinal Parolin of “telling a series of lies”
October 08, 2020
Senators decried attacks on Catholic Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs.
October 08, 2020
Pope Francis said he hoped to visit Spain to mark the 500th anniversary of the conversion of St Ignatius of Loyola
October 08, 2020
This year Ireland should have been celebrating the 225th anniversary of St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, once the largest seminary in the world. Covid-19 put paid to celebratory events in this mad year, which also saw the loss of one of the college’s most illustrious alumni, John Hume (whose obituary appeared in last month’s Catholic
October 08, 2020
Christians in the Middle East could be losing their “last foothold” as Lebanon spirals into crisis, the country’s most senior Catholic cleric has said. Speaking at a video event organised by the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture on September 10, Cardinal Bechara Rai, the Maronite patriarch, said: “Lebanon, the last Christian foot­hold in the