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Diplomat Calls On Vatican To Shelve Cause Of Pius Xii

BY FFIEDDY GRAY 'DIE ISRAELI ambassador to the Holy See has called on the Vatican to stop the beatification process of Pius XII. The request comes just days after the alleged......

Orthodox Relations Reach 'crucial Point'

A s Pope Benedict XVI's meeting in Istanbul with Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I draws closer, so hopes are increasing for a breakthrough in Catholic-Orthodox relations.......

Goalie Prays For Good Manners At Matches

A CATHOLIC PRIEST who moonlights as the goalkeeper of a fourthdivision team . in Croatia says that he prays Mr other players not to curse but never for Ins team to win a match.......

Pope Urges Irish Bishops To Purify The Church After Sex...

BY ANABEL INGE POPE BENEDICT XVI has urged the Irish bishops to "purify" the Church in the wake of a series of sexual abuse scandals. In his most extensive public remarks on......

Cardinal Pompedda Dies After Illness

ITALIAN CARDINAL Mario Pompedda has died in Rome at the age of 77. Pope Benedict XVI offered his prayers for the late cardinal , saying that he was an able and "prepared......

Pope Bans Lay Ministers From Purifying Vessels

BY NANCY FRAZIER O'BRIEN IN WASHINGTON DC AT THE DIRECTION Of Pope Benedict XVI extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion will no longer be permitted to assist in the......