Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mathai-Did You Denounce Qamar Davids Killing? and Order of Justice Ranjana Desai and Justice Rajesh G.Kerkar in the Cross Issue

Association of Concerned Catholics Constituted under Para 29 of Christifideles Laici (Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation of H.H.Late Pope John Paul-II) (Bombay Archdiocese) 30th, March, 2011 To, Most Reverend Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Mumbai; Your Eminence, It is reliably learnt that … Continue reading

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Pope sends top Vatican official to Ivory Coast and Church ‘shocked’ by Quinn plan for schools

Internal conflicts in the Ivory Coast that threaten tear the country apart are a cause of such great concern for Pope Benedict XVI that he sent a top African official from the Vatican to plead for peace. After four days … Continue reading

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Father fights back: ‘Perv priest’ sues ‘victim’ for defamation

The Bronx priest who was defrocked after a church tribunal found him guilty of sexually abusing a teen is suing his ‘victim’ for defamation. Former Monsignor Charles Kavanagh, 73, was convicted in a 2006 canonical trial of committing two lewd … Continue reading

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Man with paralysed leg walks 1,000 miles after visit to Lourdes

By Ed West Handicapped pilgrims pictured in front of the Basilica of the Rosary in Lourdes (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) A man with a paralysed left leg has completed a 1,000-mile hike to Santiago de Compostela after being cured at Lourdes, … Continue reading

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‘Beer has something to teach Christians’

Anna Arco talks to J Wilson, the beer enthusiast who is following the example of Bavarian friars by consuming nothing but alcohol in Lent By Anna Arco on Thursday, 17 March 2011 ‘Beer has something to teach Christians’ J Wilson … Continue reading

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Euthanasia ‘unofficially’ practised in UK, says leading Cath doctor

The president of the Catholic Medical Association in the UK believes that euthanasia is quite widely practised in the country’s National Health Service in an unofficial way, said a report in the Independent Catholic News. Dr Clare Walker explained how … Continue reading

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Tony Blair’s priest fixed papal knighthoods for cash: Senior Catholic took up to £50k donations for honours

Father Michael SeedOne of Britain’s most high-profile Catholic priests has admitted arranging papal knighthoods for wealthy businessmen for money. Father Michael Seed, who regularly celebrated Mass for Tony Blair and his family in Downing Street, now faces questions from his … Continue reading

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Single Catholic divorcees can receive Holy Communion – Curia

Catholic divorcees can still receive Holy Communion and go to confession as long as they are “not engaged in a permanent relationship”, the Curia has clarified. “The official teaching of the Church states that those who are in a permanent … Continue reading

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German pope prays at Nazi site where 335 Italians were killed and Pope appeals for diplomatic talks to halt armed conflict in Libya and visit to Manitoba reserves

German-born Pope Benedict prayed on Sunday at the site where Nazis killed 335 Italian men and boys and denounced one of the worst atrocities of the Second World War as “the most horrendous form of evil.” Benedict visited the Ardeatine … Continue reading

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Pakistan bishops urge Pope to name Shahbaz Bhatti a marty and Desecration of the Cross in Pakistan.Will some Church Aided Organisation condemn this?

The late Shahbaz Bhatti Lahore, Pakistan, Mar 29, 2011 / 03:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of Pakistan appealed to Pope Benedict to officially recognize Shahbaz Bhatti, a Catholic official in the country who was recently assassinated, as a martyr. … Continue reading

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