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June 19, 2021
Pope Francis on Saturday advanced Robert Schuman’s cause for sainthood, authorizing a decree of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognizing the French statesman’s heroic virtues. Born in Luxembourg in 1886, Schuman became a French citizen in 1919 and immediately involved himself in politics. He served in various French governments, rising to prominence following
December 26, 2020
Pope Francis led the traditional Marian devotion from the library of the Apostolic Palace - a concession to the emergency measures in place throughout Italy over the Christmas holiday.
March 02, 2018
Graeme Garvey on the challenges of creating such a map
October 16, 2017
Thirty were martyred at the hands of Dutch Calvinists in Brazil
July 04, 2017
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June 08, 2017
Virginia Rounding's account of Henry VIII's sadism is unremittingly gory but scholarly and well-written, says Simon Caldwell
April 24, 2017
Fr Hamel was murdered by ISIS terrorists as he celebrated Mass in his Normandy church
April 24, 2017
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