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January 14, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Father Flavie Villanueva, the anti-drug war priest from Manila has been charged with a plot to oust President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte
January 14, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Three activists are on trial for ‘desecration’ and ‘offending religious sentiment in Poland
January 13, 2021
Ferdie Rous
According to Australia's financial watchdog, the error was due to a 'computing code error'
January 13, 2021
Ferdie Rous
As the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation publishes its final report, the Bishop of Meath calls for 'abject apology' from Church to the survivors of the institutions that it ran
January 13, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Catholic bishops urge the Dominican Congress to respect the right to life, as they debate the decriminalisation of abortion
January 13, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Canon Thomas White of St Alphonsus Church, Glasgow, has started a crowdfunding campaign to take Nicola Sturgeon's government to court over its decision to close places of worship
January 13, 2021
Staff Reporter
Lawyers and other advocates had long argued mitigating circumstances for Montgomery, including severe mental illness and a lifetime of suffering that included horrendous sexual abuse and torture that began when Montgomery was a small child, and lasted for years, should make Montgomery ineligible for the death penalty.
January 13, 2021
Ferdie Rous
At the funeral of the Most Revd. Gregory Ochiaga, Emeritus Bishop of Orlu Diocese, who died on 29th December, Archbishop Augustine Akubeze called on the government to heed the calls of religious leaders
January 13, 2021
Desmond O'Grady
Armenia and Azerbaijan reached an agreement this week to work together for the development of Nagorno-Karabakh -- an ethnically Armenian region -- which has been a major theatre in several conflicts, including the war the countries fought last year. The Armenian Ambassador to the Holy See, Garen Nazarian, spoke with the Catholic Herald late last year to provide the Armenian view of the most recent war with Azerbaijan, which broke out last September.
January 12, 2021
Staff Reporter
An appeal on behalf of the Polish citizen is being prepared with the European Court of Human Rights, and provision of food and water has been restored pending the appeal. 
January 12, 2021
Staff Reporter
The National Tribunal Service is to be established following a 2019-2020 review chaired by Ian Elliott, which the bishops commissioned into safeguarding practices and processes within the Catholic Church.
January 11, 2021
Staff Reporter
The bishops' statement quotes Pope Francis’s message to the United Nations, in which the Holy Father says complete elimination of nuclear weapons is a “moral and humanitarian imperative."