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Sister who founded order in India is declared Venerable

By Simon Caldwell Taken from Catholic Herald Mother Mary Veronica of the Passion Pope Francis has moved a British woman closer to canonisation for the second time in less than a month. The Pontiff formally declared that Mother Mary Veronica … Continue reading

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The Muslim who gave up his life for Mosul’s Christians

(©Afp) (©Afp) Christians leave Mosul Chaldean website ankawa.com says a university professor was killed after speaking out against anti-Christian persecution. Meanwhile, the Islamic State has set the jizyah at 450 dollars Giorgio Bernardelli Taken from Vatican Insider He refused to … Continue reading

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The Church in Bangladesh is too shy to speak up on social issues

Fr. Sergio Targa Fr. Sergio discusses his missionary life in a country that is home to just 350 thousand Catholics and where religious conflict is always on the brink of exploding. “There is a fragile tolerance” Luciano Zanardini   It … Continue reading

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Falsely Accused Person gets Bail in the Vile Parle Cross desecration matt

Mumbai : 15th July, 2013 : Community groups AOCC,MCYF,CSF supported the local people since yesterday,as it was made known by the locals that the arrested person was falsely arrested by the Police, in an attempt to close the case. That … Continue reading

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Bishop bans processions after homage to mafia boss

  By Cindy Wooden Taken from Catholic Herald This procession in Oppido Mamertina, Calabria, was diverted to the home of a presumed mafia boss (Photo: PA) A bishop in Calabria, Italy, has ordered an end to all religious processions in … Continue reading

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The Pope’s conversation with Scalfari and the words Francis never pronounced and the denial

(©Lapresse) (©Lapresse) Eugenio Scalfari Fr. Lombardi’s immediate response to the article published by Italian newspaper “La Repubblica” illustrates the surprise it caused in the Vatican: The Pope never made any mention of “paedophile cardinals”, neither did he speak about celibacy … Continue reading

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Parish Priest refuses to issue Burial Certificate – John Menezes

In Bandra lived Mrs. Ann D’Souza, a very pious Catholic who did not attend the New Mass like me for reasons of conscience. After she suffered a heart attack she was annointed to the traditional rite of Extreme Unction by … Continue reading

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Principal of Mumbai School refuses to go

The ex Principal from St Paul High school refuses to go to Kalyan jr college despite him being transferred there. It is causing great embarrassment to the appointed principal Fr. Antonio Fernandes. Where is the vow of obedience gone? It … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church’s best-kept secret

An experience at a hospital has made me realise just how extraordinary the Society of St Vincent de Paul really is By Damian Thompson Taken from Catholic herald   Zemanta An actor plays Frédéric Ozanam in an advertisement promoting the … Continue reading

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Baroness Hollins: ‘Assisted Dying Bill a threat to the mentally ill’

By Madeleine Teaha   Taken from Catholic Herald.uk Baroness Hollins: ‘Lord Falconer’s Bill does not try to address even the most obvious safeguarding questions’ People suffering from depression may opt for assisted suicide under a new Bill debated in Parliament next … Continue reading

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