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How prophetic were Fulton Sheen’s words 80 years ago

Christians must go to the cross for the truth By Francis Phillips About the author Francis Phillips taken from catholicherald.uk Francis Phillips reviews books for the Catholic Herald. Zemanta Fulton Sheen: his writing of 1933 predicted the world today Having … Continue reading

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Statement by Bp. Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, on the new pastoral approach to marriage according to Cardinal Kasper

url:Statement by Bp. Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, on the new pastoral approach to marriage according to Cardinal Kasper | DICI 12-04-2014 Filed under Documents  What will happen at the Extraordinary General Assembly of … Continue reading

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Francis: “Even today there’s a dictatorship of narrow-mindedness”

  Pope Francis At this morning’s mass in St. Martha’s House the Pope said that this dictatorship “it takes up stones to stone the freedom of the people, the freedom of the people, their freedom of conscience, the relationship of … Continue reading

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Should Pope Francis have abandoned the trappings of his office? The media image now is of a pontiff rejecting the traditions of the Church

Pope Benedict was no less a pontiff of profound personal humility because he wore red shoes and lived in the papal apartments By William Oddie taken from Catholicherald.uk About the author William Oddie Dr William Oddie is a leading English … Continue reading

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Why Francis is struggling to shrink the Roman Curia

Despite establishing the super cardinals, so far the Pope has overseen only piecemeal reforms By Fr Mark Drew Taken from the catholicherald.uk Zemanta Pope Francis making his first annual address to the members of the Roman Curia in December (CNS) … Continue reading

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Dutch Jesuit priest in Homs killed

By Ed West Taken from catholicherald.uk Catholic Herald View: Fr Frans van der Lugt – one of the great Christian witnesses of our age Kidnapped Syrian nuns set free People are starving to death in Homs, say Syrian refugees Zemanta … Continue reading

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David Cameron: Christians are the most persecuted around the world

By Staff Reporter Taken from Catholicherald.uk Zemanta The prime minister spoke up against Christian persecution The prime minister has said the British government should stand up against the persecution of Christians abroad. Speaking at an Easter reception in Downing Street, … Continue reading

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Avoid fast cars and ride a bike instead, Pope tells trainee priests and nuns

By Carol Glatz Taken from Catholic herald.uk Zemanta Pope Francis addresses seminarians and future priests and nuns during Mass in St Peter’s Basilica (Photo: CNS) Be joyous and loving while resisting fly-by-night commitments, catty gossip and fast cars, Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Francis: I ask forgiveness for damage caused by abusers

By Cindy Wooden Taken from Catholicherald.uk Should Pope Francis have abandoned the trappings of his office? The media image now is of a pontiff rejecting the traditions of the Church Pope Francis: Human trafficking is an open wound on society … Continue reading

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Vocations crisis in Bombay Archdiocese – JOHN MENEZES

JOHN MENEZES                                                                               7 Esperanca                                                                                                             S. Bhagatsingh Road                                                                                                             Mumbai 400 001                                                                                                             April 5, 2014 The Editor The Examiner Convent Street Mumbai 400 001 Subject: Vocations crisis in Bombay Archdiocese  -  for favour of publication. Sir, The Examiner, April … Continue reading

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