May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022
Pope Francis said on Sunday that he will create 21 new cardinals, including Arthur Roche, the former Bishop of Leeds, at a consistory on Aug. 27. The 85-year-old pope made the announcement from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square after reciting the Regina Coeli prayer on May 29. This is the full list: Arthur Roche,
May 29, 2022
Next month, June, there will be a court hearing in Jerusalem to decide an issue of great importance to Jerusalem’s Christians, who now number perhaps just 9,000 in total. Formerly they constituted nearly a third of the population; now they represent just one per cent. Yet that one per cent represents a disproportionately large share
May 29, 2022
Pope Francis has cited J.R.R. Tolkien in an essay on storytelling. “As Frodo, the main character in Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ says: ‘The tales never end,’” Pope Francis wrote in an afterword to a book published on May 26. The pope may have been referring to an exchange between Frodo and Sam in
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