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Indonesian Catholics Face State Execution

BY WILL GORE T HREE I NDONESIAN Catholics are facing execution before the end of the month after a second appeal to save their lives was rejected by the Supreme Court in......

Priest Faces Jail Over ‘islamic Invasion’ Warning

BY ED WEST A POPULAR priest in Belgium is facing jail for speaking about an Islamic “invasion” of Europe during a television interview. Fr Samuel CharlesClement Boniface of the......

World Bulletin

President Bush praises Catholicism P RESIDENT G EORGE W Bush has praised the Catholic Church for “helping our citizens acquire the character we need to live as free people”, and......

Irish Premier Backs Gay Adoption

I RISH PREMIER Bertie Ahern (below) has said that he is determined to legalise gay civil unions, although he admits that the country’s Catholic heritage represents a......

Rebel Priest Sets Up Church Prelate’s Plea For Amnesty

A PRIEST in Canada who was removed from office after holding a mock ordination of nine women on the St Lawrence River has founded a breakaway church in Peterborough, Ontario. Fr......

Prefect Defends Creation Of Saints

T HE P REFECT of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has rejected claims that John Paul II created too many saints. Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins said in an interview last......

Calls To Reopen Case Of Slain Anti-drug Cardinal

A MEXICAN cardinal killed 13 years ago was a “martyr in the war against drugs” and the investigation into his death should be reopened, an American cardinal has said. Cardinal......

Faithful Christians Live Longer, Say Doctors

BY ED WEST AM ASS A day (or every week) may keep the doctor away, according to a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine .......