Monthly Archives: April 2015

The disastrous appointment of Bishop Barros could spell trouble for Pope Francis

by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith Taken from Catholic Herald uk Bishop Juan Barros attends his first Mass at the Cathedral of St Matthew in Osorno with protestors gathered in the pews (CNS) The Vatican has made a huge unforced error and … Continue reading

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Sex abuse commission members meet cardinal to discuss controversial Chilean bishop

Taken from Catholic Herald Marie Collins, right, is a member of the papal commission (PA) Members of papal commission met one of Pope Francis’ top cardinal advisers to express concerns over appointment of Bishop Juan Barros Four lay members of … Continue reading

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USA, 25% more priests in 2015 – In Mumbai Just one ordination this year

 Dear Mr.Gordon, This has reference to your email dated March 30, 2015 regarding the Ordinations to priesthood. There will be two ordinations to the Priesthood this year at St. Pius College,Goregaon, on Saturday 11th April, 2015. One candidate is for … Continue reading

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The holy cardinal who died in a prostitute’s home

The holy cardinal who died in a prostitute’s home by Joanna Bogle Taken from Catholic herald Cardinal Daniélou At last Cardinal Jean Daniélou is beginning to be honoured as he should be In a way, it was a form of … Continue reading

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Persecution shows world is full of Pontius Pilates, says papal preacher

by Carol Glatz Taken from Catholic Herald Pope Francis lies prostrate before the main altar of St Peter’s Basilica (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) ‘True martyrs of Christ do not die with fists clenched but with their hands together in prayer,’ Fr … Continue reading

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

Why you should attend a Chrism Mass at least once in your life by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith Taken from Catholic herald Oils are prepared for the Chrism Mass in the Diocese of Clifton (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk) I was struck by all the … Continue reading

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Pell: “We want a jubilee that’s free from economic scandal”

  Cardinal Pell In a question and answer session with journalists, the Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy said substantial progress was made with the new statutes. The balance sheets should be approved by May and APSA will soon … Continue reading

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