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Celebrations Marred By Rabbi’s Boycott

Edward Pentin’s Vatican Notebook D oes the Church have a mission to convert Jews? This thorny question arose to put a dampener on an otherwise upbeat 40th anniversary......

Caritas Stands Firm After Murder

C ATHOLIC CHARITY Caritas has refused to suspend aid operations in Uganda amid mounting fears that the murder of one of its staff by rebels signals an “unprecedented” wave of......

Divorce Rules ‘indisputable’

C ARDINAL A LFONSO Lopez Trujillo, the president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, has stated that Church teaching on the admission to Communion of divorced and......

Chinese Priests Arrested

T WO UNDERGROUND priests in eastern China’s Wenzhou Diocese were detained by public security officers after celebrating a Mass to mark the end of the Year of the Eucharist.......

Pope Defends Poor Women

P OPE B ENEDICT XVI has condemned sexual violence against women and the hedonistic and profithungry culture that fuels such exploitation. He also called on Christians to help......

Deacon Breaks Silence Over Newman Miracle

BY CHRISTINA FARRELL T HE A MERICAN man whose “miracle cure” could set the Venerable John Henry Cardinal Newman on the path to sainthood has spoken publicly about his recovery.......

Bush Names Catholic For Supreme Court

BY STAFF REPORTER I F J UDGE Samuel Alito is confirmed as a United States Supreme Court justice it would be the first time in history that the majority of justices on the......

Martyrs Of Spanish Civil War Beatified

BY STAFF REPORTER E IGHT NEWLY beatified martyrs who were killed during the Spanish Civil War died “forgiving their persecutors”, said Benedict XVI. On Saturday, Cardinal José......

Sex Abuse Report Shames Irish Church

BY CHRISTINA FARRELL A N I RISH Government inquiry into sexual abuse in the diocese of Ferns has severely criticised members of the hierachy for failing to protect children. And......