SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
United Kingdom
March 03, 2020
Staff Reporter
The congregation should make a 'spiritual communion' if Communion on the tongue is suspended
March 02, 2020
Catholic News Agency
A panel cleared Bishop Stephen Robson of Dunkeld of plagiarism in his doctoral dissertation
March 02, 2020
Staff Reporter
The British government is facing being taken to court if it introduces an extreme new abortion regime on Northern Ireland, a pro-life group has warned
February 25, 2020
Olenka Hamilton
Down's syndrome campaigners are calling for a change to the 1967 Abortion Act to prevent termination after 24 weeks for all non-fatal disabilities
February 23, 2020
Courtney Mares/CNA
The Vatican announced Saturday the approval of a miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer, who died in 2006.
February 22, 2020
Courtney Mares/CNA
L’Arche International published the results Saturday of an independent investigation detailing sexual misconduct by its founder Jean Vanier with six women without disabilities in the context of spiritual direction. “We are shocked by these discoveries and unreservedly condemn these actions, which are in total contradiction with the values Jean Vanier claimed and are incompatible with
February 13, 2020
Donal Anthony Foley
Over the past two years, the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham has been visiting every Catholic cathedral in England with a mission to pray for the re-evangelisation and conversion of the country. The Dowry Tour culminates in Catholics in England being invited to renew their personal consecration to Our Lord and Our Lady. They
February 13, 2020
Staff writers
La Crosse, Wisconsin Franciscan Sisters stop Perpetual Adoration A religious institute which has practised round-the-clock Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will reduce its adoration from 24 hours to 16. The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in La Crosse were founded in 1878, and had continued the practice ever since. But the order’s president, Sister Eileen
January 27, 2020
Staff Reporter
The Rt Rev Mgr Canon Philip Moger has been appointed as the next Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk. Mgr Moger will take up his new responsibilities in September 2020, after the end of the five-year term of office for the current Rector, Mgr John Armitage. Mgr Moger is
December 17, 2019
Nick Hallett
An outspoken former chaplain to the Queen is to convert to Catholicism on the Fourth Sunday of Advent this year. Gavin Ashenden resigned his chaplaincy in 2017 after criticising a service at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow which included a reading from the Koran denying Christ’s divinity. He left the Church of England that
May 30, 2019
Simon Caldwell
Now that Theresa May is on her way out of Downing Street, it is inevitable that the country is going to hear much more from Boris Johnson on all kinds of issues as he vies to be Prime Minister. Days before May’s resignation, he was already sharing his views on Britain’s “soft” prisons and justice
May 02, 2019
Staff writers
Saturday 11 May sees Britain’s annual March for Life, which will take place in London for the second year running. Speakers include the campaigner Obianuju Ekeocha. The March will start at 2pm from the back entrance of Westminster Church House, Great Smith Street. There will also be events throughout the morning. For details see marchforlife.co.uk. ***
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