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Priest Re-blesses Altar After Raiders Conduct Ritual

BY DAVID V BARRETT A Catholic priest in Essex has used an ancient rite to re-bless his church after it was violated by intruders. The parish priest and the police refuse to......

Chancellor Backs Charity Campaign

T HE C HANCELLOR has lent his support to a new Catholic social justice campaign. Gordon Brown met last Thursday with representatives of Caritas-social action, the social justice......

Cardiff Nuns Close Home

A NURSING home run by Catholic nuns in Cardiff for more than 60 years is to close in October after rising costs and falling numbers of recruits to the order. St Winefride’s home......

Monk Faces Abuse Charges

A C ATHOLIC monk has appeared in court accused of indecent assault after an investigation into offences alleged to have taken place up to 32 years ago. Fr Gregory Carroll was......

Crucifixion In Central London

C ARDINAL Cormac MurphyO’Connor will participate in an ecumenical re-enactment of the Crucifixion in central London on Good Friday. Leaving Methodist Central Hall at 12noon, the......

Boycott The Lottery, Says Cardinal

BY DAN FRANK T HE LEADER of Scotland’s Catholics has called for a boycott of the National Lottery in protest at its funding of charities that help women to have abortions.......

Artist Who Painted Passion Dies At 78

BY DAN FRANK N ORMAN Adams, who painted the monumental Stations of the Cross for Manchester’s “Hidden Gem”, died on Thursday aged 78. A Royal Artist, he often took the Bible as......

Archbishop Appeals For Changes To Death Bill

BY DOMINIC BASTER A C ATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP has made a last-ditch appeal for changes to a Bill which could allow the widespread practice of euthanasia by omission. Archbishop Peter......

Medjugorje Seers To Speak To Priests

BY DAN FRANK T WO OF M EDJUGORJE ’ S six “visionaries” are planning to speak on Westminster diocesan property next month, despite repeated warnings by the Bosnian bishops that......