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Cardinal Dolan launches prayer campaign for pro-life Supreme Court

All Christians are invited to pray a 'Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life'

Protestant march called off after attack on priest

The Orange March in Glasgow was cancelled after a Catholic priest was attacked earlier this month

Riverdance to perform for Pope Francis at World Meeting of Families

The ‘Festival of Families’ will be a two-hour spectacle of music and dance

Cardinal Dolan launches prayer campaign for pro-life Supreme Court

All Christians are invited to pray a ‘Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life’

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Only seminary in Northern Ireland to close

The 185-year-old St Malachy’s seminary opened just four years after Catholic Emancipation

Head of Vatican commission says contraception is ‘intrinsically wrong’

There had been speculation that Mgr Gilfredo Marengo’s commission would challenge Church teaching

Exorcist who was spiritual director to Pope Francis dies aged 102

Fr Carlos Aldunate SJ taught the young Jorge Mario Bergoglio in 1960

While I am tucked up in bed, my flock is being slaughtered, says bishop

Philippines bishop says he feels shame that he cannot stop the ‘wolves’ prowling his diocese

University chaplain sacked after holding service of reparation for Gay Pride

Fr Mark Morris held a Rosary and Benediction service to atone for the ‘gross offence’ of Glasgow Pride

Shroud of Turin expert criticises new study casting doubt on authenticity

Emanuela Marinelli said there was ‘nothing scientific’ about the experiments

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Papal confidantes denounce ‘distorted American dream’ of Prosperity Gospel

It is a ‘theological justification for economic neo-liberalism’, Jesuit journal Civiltà Cattolica said

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Inside Britain’s first Trappist brewery

Mount St Bernard Abbey faced an uncertain financial future. Then the monks created an ale that has critics buzzing

How Humanae Vitae changed the Church

After Paul VI released Humanae Vitae 50 years ago, Catholics split into warring tribes

Why every Catholic should join in with the National Eucharistic Congress

In person or in prayer, Adoremus will be a time of special grace

The McCarrick case shows the dangers of ecclesial ambition

The cardinal allegedly exploited the ambitions of seminarians in order to prey on them

Don’t think you have what it takes to be a saint? Think again

A book provides inspiration for those who think that saintliness is not for them

Dynastic dramas are so appealing because they’re about family values

As family coherence becomes a memory, we’ve developed a taste for watching tight-knit families on our screens

The Russian Orthodox believers who treat the Tsar like a God

The ‘god-tsarists’ form the most vocal and best organised minority in the Russian Orthodox Church

The Greyfriars are returning to Walsingham for the first time since the Reformation

The Conventual Franciscans are experiencing a revival in England

Some want to run the Church like a business. This is a very bad idea

While priests need admin skills, experience shows that turning the Church into a business leads to disaster

Catholics need to be courageous in showing the truth of our faith

Cardinal Nichols asks whether our schools live up to John Henry Newman’s ideals

Banning Orange marches would not solve the problem of anti-Catholicism

They may be distasteful, but banning things sets a dangerous precedent

The trouble with Catholic politicians

Politicians are ever more confident in declaring their Catholicism. But when it comes to the crunch, they are not exactly St Thomas More

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