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Irish Bishops Urge Drinkers To Try Moderation For Lent

wrni. St Patrick's Day and the Cheltenham Festival fast approaching, Church leaders in Ireland are calling upon Irish Catholics to temper their drinking habits. The Irish......

Pope Praises Christian Women

POPE BENEDICT xvi has praised the contribution of women in the shaping and direction of the Church through the centuries. Highlighting the fidelity and responsibility of women......

Soldier's Parents Appeal To Pope

THE PARENTS OF one of the three Israeli soldiers kidnapped in Lebanon and Gaza last summer have appealed to Benedict XVI to help secure their release. Shlomo and Mild Goldwasser......

Don't Spoil Cathedral, Say Clergy

SOME 200 Romanian Catholic priests and religious Sisters last week protested against the planned construction of a huge office block which will overshadow St Joseph's Cathedral,......

Pope Benedict Xvi Decries Anti-family 'lobbies'

BY STAFF REPORTER POPE BENEDICT XVI has blamed "lobbies" for undermining the traditional family as the Italian government moved to reform the legal status of non-marital unions.......

`spy Priest' Archbishop Retracts His Confession

BY WILL GORE THE ARCHBISHOP at the centre of the "spy priest" scandal in Poland has withdrawn his confession that he spied for the Communist secret police. Lawyers representing......