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Priests Don’t Need Bishop’s Permission For Traditional...

BY ED WEST CARDINAL Dario Castrillon Hoyos has reaffirmed that priests do not need their bishop’s permission to use the extraordinary form of the Mass. The cardinal, president......

A Us Appeals Court Decision To Overturn The Death Sentence

of Mumia AbuJamal, convicted of killing a police officer in 1981, is a victory for human life, Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and......

Belgian Cardinal Visits Chinese

CATHOLIC bishops led by Cardinal Godfried Danneels of Mechelen-Brussels, Belgium, have embarked on a twoweek pastoral journey to China to meet the “living Church community”......

Peace Plea To Tibet And China

CARDINAL Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican’s secretary of state, has said he hopes China and Tibet will begin talks aimed at peaceful coexistence. “What is happening in Tibet is......

Pell Invests In Ethical Research

CARDINAL George Pell of Sydney has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in adult stem cell research in Australia. The cardinal said the Archdiocese of Sydney had awarded......

Muslims Outnumber Catholics

A VATICAN OFFICIAL has said that, for the first time, the world’s Muslim population is greater than the number of Catholics. Mgr Vittorio Formenti, who heads the Vatican’s......

By Cindy Wooden

THE VATICAN has distanced itself from the views of a Muslim convert who was received into the Church by Pope Benedict at Easter. A Vatican spokesman said Benedict XVI did not......

Salesians Can Help To End ‘education Crisis’ In The West

BY CINDY WOODEN IN FOCUSING on the education and evangelisation of young people the Salesians must also increase their outreach to families, Pope Benedict has XVI said. “Caring......

Robbers Slash Throat Of Sister In Pakistan

A MEMBER of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary has survived a knife attack at her convent in the southern outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan. Two men broke into Sister Nuzrat......