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April 11, 2017

Why you should attend a Chrism Mass at least once in your life

I was struck by all the people, some still to be born, who would experience the anointing with oil over the coming year Yesterday evening I went to the Chrism…
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February 1, 2017

Cardinal Müller: Communion for the remarried is against God’s law

The cardinal said that nobody, not even a pope, could change the teaching reaffirmed by St John Paul II Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the Vatican’s doctrinal chief, has made one of…
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January 25, 2017

The trouble with appealing to ‘a well-formed conscience’

The Church has always taught that moral absolutes are necessary to the formation of conscience The Maltese bishops’ guidelines, released 11 days ago to near-universal grief, scorn, anxiety and derision, have found…
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January 25, 2017

Vatican: Pope Francis to name delegate to run Order of Malta

The Order's Grand Master, Fra' Matthew Festing, offered his resignation to the Pope on Tuesday The Vatican says Pope Francis will name a pontifical delegate to run the embattled Knights of Malta, effectively taking over…
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January 14, 2017

Maltese bishops: Divorced-and-remarried 'at peace with God' may receive Communion

As debate over Amoris laetitia continues to gain steam, the Maltese bishops have come out with a new set of pastoral guidelines allowing divorced-and-remarried persons in certain cases, after “honest…
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January 9, 2017

Ten stories to watch in 2017

A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017 Last year proved beyond all doubt that journalists are terrible at predicting the future. Few commentators foresaw Brexit,…
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