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Vatican Backs Controversial `anti-israel' Un Meeting

BY ED WEST THE HOLY SEE faced criticism this week for attending a United Nations racism conference largely seen as an attack on Israel. The second World Conference Against......

Left-wing Catholicism Twists Gospel, Says Novelist

BY ED WEST LEFT-WING "social" Catholicism falsifies the Gospel and can promote violence, accordin g to Catholic novelist Piers Paul Read's new book. The Death of a Pope,......

Cardinal Will Urge Loyalists To Reject Violence In First...

BY ED WEST CARDINAL Sean Brady, the Primate of All Ireland, was to hold a meetin g with Loyalist leaders for the first time this week. The cardinal was expected to meet a dele......

Charles And Camilla To Invite Pope To Britain

BY DAVID V BARRETT PRINCE CHAR) ES and the Duchess of Cornwall are expected to meet Pope Benedict in the Vatican next Monday as part of a five-day trip to Italy and Germany.......

News Bulletin

Recession boosts Mass attendance in Ireland IRISI I PARISHES have reported a dramatic increase in Mass attendance since the onset of recession. Bishop Joseph Duffy of Clo g her,......

Ces Criticises Faith School Report

A MAJOR report on faith schools has been criticised by the Catholic Education Service (CES) for its narrow focus. The report, Can school competition improve standards? The case......

Welsh-language Mass For Martyr

A UNIQUE Welsh lan g ua g e Mass will be celebrated at the historic St Teilo's church, which was moved from Pontarddulais and rebuilt stone by stone at the Museum of Welsh Life......

Abuse Report `will Shock'

ANEW report on clerical sexual abuse "will shock us all", Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said. "It is likely that thousands of children or youn g people across Ireland......