Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pope envoy: Rules for Legion-linked group invalid

The pope’s envoy running the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order says the 1,000-plus rules governing the cult-like life of some of its members are invalid and will be whittled down to a core set of norms. The rules that … Continue reading

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The Talmudic Touch: THE REAL STORY OF THE OFFERTORY’S REPLACEMENT

THE OFFERTORY   The Talmudic Touch: THE REAL STORY OF THE OFFERTORY’S REPLACEMENT “In the New Mass the Offertory was replaced by a formula from the Talmud, a classic of hate-literature directed against Jesus with an intensity and perversity perhaps … Continue reading

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Can Yoga be practiced in the Church ?-Micheal Prabhu Catholic Apologist

Dear Fr Anand Muttungal, 1. Unless I am mistaken, you are the spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Bhopal, Father. You are also the Public Relations Officer [PRO] of the Madhya Pradesh State’s Bishops’ Council. [Please correct me if I am … Continue reading

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Vatican checked in laundering probe and Pope falls foul of German hosts by shunning seat belt

COUNCIL of Europe inspectors have visited the Vatican to monitor its plans to tighten money laundering regulations.  The group from the Moneyval committee “met with representatives of Vatican authorities dealing with the issue of prevention and fight against money laundering … Continue reading

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Child abuse case monk in secret trip to Vatican while on the run

A monk wanted by police over child abuse allegations at a leading Catholic school secretly visited Rome to empty his Vatican bank account while on the run. Father Laurence Soper, a former teacher at St Benedict’s, West  London, disappeared in … Continue reading

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Church breached laws forcing bishop’s retirement and 1,000 churches help people beat debt and Archbishop says cuts are hitting the vulnerable the hardest

An investigation by a retired Supreme Court judge has found the Catholic Church breached canon and civil law when it asked a bishop on Queensland’s Darling Downs to retire. The long-serving bishop of Toowoomba, William Morris, was asked to retire … Continue reading

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Co Louth priest cleared of abuse allegation and Priest not guilty of indecent assault

A CO Louth parish priest who stood down from ministry in August of last year following an allegation of child abuse has been cleared in an investigation by the PSNI. Fr Oliver Brennan first heard of the allegation, which dated … Continue reading

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