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Searching For Christ Among The Homeless World Bulletin

Edward Pentin’s Vatican Notebook P ope Benedict XVI has made his second visit to Rome’s needy and homeless in two months, visiting a shelter at Rome’s Termini train station on......

Politicians Warned About Support For Gay Marriage

PUBLIC OFFICIALS who openly support same-sex marriage cannot consider themselves to be Catholic, an Italian cardinal has said. “It’s impossible to consider oneself a Catholic if......

Pope Benedict: Uphold Natural Law

THE NATURAL LAW upholding the dignity of every human life must be the guiding principle in approaching bioethical questions, Pope Benedict XVI has said. Addressing members of......

Amendment Shocks Bishops

CATHOLIC leaders across Mexico have expressed disappointment at the government’s approval of a proposed constitutional amendment that would enshrine a sheer separation of Church......

Visit Website Is Launched

THE PORTUGUESE bishops announced a new website created for Benedict XVI’s forthcoming May visit to their country. The Permanent Council of the bishops’ conference presented the......

Pope Encourages Seminarians

CHRISTIANITY is not a set of moral rules, but a path to a relationship with God, who is love, Pope Benedict XVI told 190 seminarians studying at seminaries run by the Diocese of......

Bishops Criticise Zuma’s Adultery

BY ED WEST BISHOPS IN southern Africa have criticised South African President Jacob Zuma’s “scandalous behaviour” after he admitted fathering a child out of wedlock. In a......

Vatican To Post Wartime Archives On The Internet

BY STAFF REPORTER THE HOLY SEE is planning to publish on the internet documents from the Vatican Secret Archives in relation to the Second World War. The initiative is partially......

‘plague Of Abortion’ Ravages Romania

BY CINDY WOODEN IN ROME EVEN CATHOLIC families in Romania and Moldova are falling victim “to the plagues of abortion, corruption, alcoholism and drug addiction, as well as birth......

Ancient Monastery Reopens To Pilgrims

BY STAFF REPORTER AFTER EIGHT years of renovation the Monastery of St Anthony, the world’s oldest, has opened its doors to pilgrims. The Coptic Orthodox monastery was built......