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In his first encyclical Pope John Paul II has placed Christ and his redemption of man at the centre of his ministry, the Church's mission and the historical development of......

Archbishop Worlock Comments

WITH no other encyclical since 1968 the authoritative teaching character of the Pope's new letter is striking. It is a profound exposition of the redemption accomplished in......

By Alex Cosgrave

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children intends to go ahead with its plans for a widespread anti-abortion campaign at the next election despite a ruling against it at......

Priority Tuesday

Replies to the list of priorities for discussion by the National Pastoral Congress are to be in by Tuesday March 20, said Fr Tom Shepherd, the Congress general secretary this......

Search For Villot Successor

As mourners gathered in Rome on Tuesday for the funeral of Cardinal Jean Villot, speculation was growing about a successor to the key Vatican post of secretary of state. The......