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Holy See Tries To Intervene In Stoning Case

Edward Pentin’s Vatican Notebook he value of Holy See diplomacy could soon again be the focus of international attention after the son of an Iranian woman appealed to the Pope......

Pope Pays Tribute To Vision Of Leo Xiii

BY STAFF REPORTER EVERY POPE and pastor of the Catholic Church is called to give his flock a concrete message, not abstract truths, that can help people put their faith into......

Pope Benedict Appoints Nuncio To Jordan And Iraq

POPE BENEDICT XVI has named Mgr Giorgio Lingua, 50, as Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan and Iraq, at the same time elevating him to the dignity of archbishop. The archbishop-elect......

Trapped Miners Sent Rosary Beads

ROSARIES blessed personally by Pope Benedict XVI have been received by family members on behalf of each of the miners buried far under Chile’s northern desert. Cardinal......

Sunday Trading Is Opposed

A NEW ZEALAND bishop is opposing legislation that would permit shopping on Easter Sunday. Similar bills have been defeated repeatedly in recent years. Michael Smith, head of......

Catholics Face Hindu Boycott

THE CATHOLIC community in a village in India is facing a social boycott for refusing to follow traditions to appease Hindus gods. Fr Philip Rock of St Sebastian Parish in......

Pope Accepts Officialʼs Resignation

POPE BENEDICT XVI has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travellers. The 70-year-old archbishop......