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June 7, 2017

Terrorists ransack Catholic church in Philippines, Duterte declares WAR

Islamic State-affiliated terrorists in the Philippines have ransacked a Catholic church and posted a video of their destruction. The video comes just days after they kidnapped 15 people, prompting President…
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March 17, 2017

Lenten Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

We admit that shadows lurk within our hearts. "I do not do the good I want, but I do the evil I do not want." (Romans 7:18) Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Nobel prize…
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February 23, 2017

Cardinal Zen: I fear Vatican will sell out China’s underground Church

Cardinal Zen said the Pope was 'naive' in his pursuit of a deal with Beijing Cardinal Joseph Zen has accused the Vatican of betraying the underground Church in China by…
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February 22, 2017

Australian bishop says he was abused by clergy as an adult

Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen was speaking to Australia's royal commission on institutional responses to sexual abuse The Bishop of Parramatta has said that as an adult he suffered sexual…
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February 22, 2017

Cardinal Connell of Dublin dies at 90

Cardinal Connell spent 16 years leading the Archdiocese of Dublin Irish Cardinal Desmond Connell, the retired archbishop of Dublin, died on February 21 at the age of 90. A philosopher…
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February 16, 2017

How an Anglican explained where Catholic parishes are going wrong

An email from an Anglican gave me pause for thought About six years ago I wrote an article entitled, Why do Catholics become Anglicans?. It recently drew this response from…
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February 9, 2017

'Church Denounces Anti-Semitism in All Its Forms,' Pope Tells Anti-Defamation League

'I reaffirm that the Catholic Church feels particularly obliged to do all that is possible with our Jewish friends to repel anti-Semitic tendencies' (Full Text) The Church denounces Anti-Semitism in…
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February 7, 2017

PR expert convicted in Vatileaks trial leaks more in new book

One of the major protagonists in the Vatican’s leaks scandal — communications consultant Francesca Chaouqui — is releasing a book which she describes as “a testament of truth”. In the…
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February 1, 2017

Pope Francis reveals the greatest strength of the Church

Pope Francis said Monday the strength of the Church does not reside primarily in grand gestures, but in the quiet faith of Christians in minority areas, who continue to practice…
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January 30, 2017

Man punches auxiliary bishop during Mass at US church

The Mass was being celebrated in honour of baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente An auxiliary bishop with the Archdiocese of Newark, in America, has been attacked during Mass. Essex…
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