Roman Catholic

'Immigrants Keep London Moving' Archbishop Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Britain's most senior Roman Catholic has slammed political leaders for the "the discourse of fear" over immigration. Vincent Nichols, the Archbisho...

Irish People 'Have Become Pagan' Say Catholic Priests

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Irish people have "to all intents and purposes, become pagan” according to the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) . The report from the Irish ...

Gay Marriage And Abortion Legislation 'Misuse Science'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury is to say Britain is at a "crossroads" over whether to accept guidance on issues like same-sex marriage and abortion...

Pope Benedict XVI Resigns: What Is The Pope Going To Do with All Those Presents? (PICTURES)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Over the years Pope Benedict XVI has received more than his fair share of gifts from world leaders, including presents from Queen Elizabeth, Barack Ob...

Pope In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI is to resign as the head of the Catholic Church on February 28, the Vatican said on Monday. It will be the first time the pontif...

So, What DID The Pope's First Tweet Say?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

It wasn't a link to favourite gif, or a request for a member of One Direction to "follow back", but the pope's first tweet was simple message of goodw...

Pope On Twitter: Here's 13 Things He Won't Be Saying

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI is to christen his new Twitter account with 140 holy characters this week. The first tweet, planned for midday on Wednesday, wil...

Recognise, Preserve and Promote: 50 Years After Vatican II

Ian Linden | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK
Ian Linden

You might also have thought that after fifty years, the Catholic Church would have reached a fixed mind as to the significance of the Council. Not so either. Its consequences are contested, its nature, continuity or break with the past disputed, and all subject to opposing interpretations. Zhou Enlai's assessment of the French Revolution applies: "too early to tell".

Senior Italian Cardinal Claims Catholic Church 'Needs To Change'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

A senior Italian cardinal said the Catholic church was "200 years behind the times" in a final interview given before he died. Carlo Maria Martini,...

Catholic Priest Faces Prison After '18-Year-Campaign Of Abuse'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A Roman Catholic priest who used his "revered" status to wage an 18-year campaign of abuse against vulnerable boys is facing a lengthy jail term after...

Mohammed Hanif's 'Our Lady of Alice Bhatti' - Modern Pakistani Literature Continues to Shine

Nauman Khalid | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Nauman Khalid

Mohammed Hanif's 2008 debut, "A Case of Exploding Mangoes", was an impressive feat of imaginative and literary skill. It justly propelled Mohammad Han...