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March 4, 2016

Australia's most senior Catholic Cardinal Pell says resigning would be an admission of guilt

Cardinal George Pell, one of the highest-ranking officials at the Vatican, acknowledged his fault in the manner he handled the cases of the sexual abuse of minors then in the…
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AustraliaNews
March 4, 2016

95-year-old priest along with hundreds of Catholic faithful on foot for dozens of kilometers for Penitential Walk

Despite his slight hunchback attributed his old age, this 95-year-old priest named Friar Roberto was on foot for dozens of kilometers while hearing confessions during a recent “Penitential Walk” in…
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AustraliaNews
March 4, 2016

Cardinal Gerhard Müller encourages divorced/remarried Catholics to participate in the life of the Church since they can't be admitted to Communion

It’s no secret that marriage crisis are widespread. The Church concerned about Catholics who are divorced and remarried without an annulment, has promised to offer them spiritual help and it…
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AustraliaNewsVatican
March 3, 2016

Cardinal Pell to Australia’s royal commission, "I regret that I didn't do more at that stage"

Giving his testimony before Australia’s royal commission into child sexual abuse, Cardinal Pell said, “I hope that my appearance here has contributed a bit to healing, to improving the situation”.…
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AustraliaNews
March 3, 2016

Archbishop of Tuam unveils magnificent artwork made up of 1.5 million individual pieces of mosaic

An eye-catching mosaic depicting the Apparition of Our Lady in 1879 was unveiled at Our Lady’s Basilica at Knock Shrine on Sunday last week. Archbishop of Tuam, Most Rev Michael…
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AustraliaNewsVatican
March 1, 2016

Top Vatican Cardinal testifies before Australia's Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse

Australian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church George Pell, 74 held up the Bible as he gave evidence to Australia's Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse. He gave the evidence…
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AustraliaNewsVatican
February 26, 2016

Cardinal Muller on proselytism, "Sometimes a silent witness is the best witness of the love of God"

Cardinal Gerhard Müller of Germany, Vatican's Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says proselytism 'is practically a manipulation of the conscience' that the church’s mission is…
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February 24, 2016

Patriarch Kirill unveils his secret plans of his meeting with Pope Francis

Since the Patriarch's meeting with Pope Francis in Cuba there have been criticisms and talks against the meet, as the Orthodox and Catholic Churches have been in serious dispute since the…
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February 13, 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow: Complete Text

Below is the result of the historical meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow which will mark a new beginning in the Orthodox-Catholic relations.   Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and…
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AustraliaNews
February 1, 2016

Sign Language Mass for the Deaf; A usual routine for Spanish priests

Questions have been asked if Mass celebrated in sign language is theoretically valid. Yes, ASL (American Sign Language) is an approved vernacular in the Catholic Church. Spoken language in the…
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