Page 2, 29th May 2009

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Us Catholics Ponder Their Future In Age Of Obama

Freddy Gray’s American Diary B arack Obama’s visit to Notre Dame earlier this month is fast fading from public memory. The furious disputes over the Catholic university’s......

Pontiff Prays For Peace At Abbey Of St Benedict

BY STAFF REPORTER POPE BENEDICT XVI has prayed for peace at the Benedictine Abbey of Monte Cassino, founded by St Benedict and rebuilt after it was destroyed by US bombers......

Vatican Displays King Henry’s Annulment Plea

BY SARAH DELANEY A METICULOUS restoration and reproduction of a precious document from the Vatican Secret Archives brings new attention to the marital breakdown of King Henry......

Auxiliary Bishop Appointed Birmingham Administrator

BY STAFF REPORTER AUXILIARY Bishop William Kenney of Birmingham has been elected administrator of his diocese. The decision to elect the Passionist bishop to run the diocese......

Equalities Bill ‘poses Threat To Church Freedom’

BY STAFF REPORTER THE GOVERNMENT says its new Equality Bill will force churches to accept homosexuals or transsexuals in youth worker posts and other similar roles. Equalities......

Yad Vashem Reconsiders Case Of Heroic Priest

BY ANNA ARCO THE VATICAN ’ S “Scarlet Pimpernel” – a priest who is said to have saved many Jews during the war – may be reconsidered for a Jewish honour. Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty’s......