Page 2, 26th March 2010

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Pope Tells Irish Abuse Victims: ‘i Am Truly Sorry’

■ Pontiff announces year of penitential reparation in unprecedented pastoral letter BY JOHN THAVIS IN ROME AND SIMON CALDWELL IN LONDON IN A LETTER to Irish Catholics Pope......

Police Talk To Priest Over Removal Of Boy’s Remains

BY MARK GREAVES POLICE are questioning Polish Marian Fathers over the whereabouts of a body that was dug up without permission from a property they are trying to sell. The body,......

Cafod Raises More Than £5m For Haiti Earthquake Homeless

BY ANNA ARCO CATHOLIC aid agency Cafod has helped to raise almost £5 million for earthquake-torn Haiti. Donations to Cafod’s Haiti campaign reached £4.75 million for the island......

Catholic ʻbeaten In Jail For Refusing To Become Muslimʼ

A CATHOLIC prisoner at the high-security Long Lartin jail was beaten up for refusing to convert to Islam, a prison officer has claimed. Speaking to BBC Radio Five Live’s Donal......

Peer: Marriage Is Not Clear In Law

A LEADING family lawyer has said that English law no longer has a clear concept of marriage because of the changing nature of relationships and the introduction of legal rights......

Romero Week In East Anglia

BISHOP MICHAEL EVANS of East Anglia has commemorated the death of Archbishop Oscar Romero with a week of events called “Romero Week”. Archbishop Romero was shot dead while......

Christian Name Ban For Police

POLICE OFFICERS should not ask for a person’s Christian name in case they offend people with other religious beliefs, according to new diversity guidelines. Instead, police in......

Quest To Find Best Singing Nuns

FIRST they were after singing monks, now the music label Decca has staged a competition to find singing nuns. The classical music record label, which is owned by Universal Music......

Archbishop Fears A Rupture Worse Than Reformation

BY ANNA ARCO THE ARCHBISHOP of Glasgow has said that he fears the secularisation of society will mark “a more fundamental rupture even than that of the Reformation”. Speaking at......

Virtue Is More Vital Than Reform, Says Archbishop

BY SIMON CALDWELL CATHOLICS can help to renew the moral health of wider society by living virtuous lives, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has said. He said that if......