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Church Wins Gay Adoption Battle In Us

BY ED WEST CATHOLIC ADOPTION agencies in Massachusetts will not face penalties for refusing to place children in the care of gay couples after winning a long legal battle hut......

World Bulletin

Campaigning nun killed in New York A NUN WHO led a campaign against violence has been found murdered in Buffalo, New York. Police report that Sister Karen Klimczak, 62, was......

Catholics Boycott Tv Channel

MORE THAN 2,400 Catholics from around New Zealand have made a public commitment to boycott an evening news program after a partner station aired a controversial episode of the......

500th Birthday Of St Peter's

St Peter's Basilica, the largest and most wellknown church in the Catholic world, marked its 500th anniversary on Tuesday this week. Even though it is the centre of liturgical......

Pope Dismisses 35,000 'miracles' Of Medjugorje

BY SIMON CALDWELL Tint POPh laughed out loud at suggestions that the Virgin Mary has appeared more than 35,000 times to a group of seers from Medjugorje, a Catholic bishop has......

Cruise-holmes Baby Not Catholic

HOLLYWOOD COUPLE Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have confirmed that their new daughter, Sun, will not be baptised in the Catholic Church. despite Ms Holmes being a Catholic prior......

New Catechism Is A Us Best- S Eller The English-language...

the Catechism of the Catholic Church has become an instant best-seller in the United States, with 50,000 paperback copies sold within the first 10 days of publication. Officials......

Demotion Saddens Japanese Cardinal

FROM CAROL GLATZ IN ROME THE FORMER head of the Vatican's office on pastoral care for migrants has spoken of his disappointment at being demoted. Japanese Cardinal Stephen Fumio......

Pope's Brother's Birthday Greetings

BY STAFF REPORTER AMONG the thousands of messages Benedict XVI received on his 79th birthday on Easter Sunday one stood out. Mgr Georg Ratzinger, the Pope's older brother, who......

Saudis Expel Priest Caught At Mass

BY STAFF REPORTER A CATHOLIC PRIEST from India has been arrested in Saudi Arabia and then expelled from the country. Fr George Joshua was caught celebrating Mass in a private......

Divine Mercy Sunday

April 23rd 2006 Please take note of 2:30 pm Start time for Our Lad) of Lourdes and St Joseph's, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. ASHFORD St Simon of England, Brookfield Road, Ashford, Kent.......