A Vatican official has described the assisted suicide of a woman suffering from terminal brain cancer as “reprehensible”. Newlywed
These days we don't exactly dwell on the brutal symbolism of burning Guy Fawkes in effigy, but it still creeps into my mind that modern "family-friendly" Bonfire Nights still have a tinge of the manic wildness of popular revelry as well as the dire retributive violence of the state confronted by a threat.
The Vatican synod treating of 'Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization' has now come and gone
Parents with children at a primary school East Sussex expressed outrage this week, when it became clear that the school's popular headteacher, who was drafted in to save the failing primary, could not stay on permanently because he isn't Roman Catholic. The school of course, is a faith school.
Sex abuse allegations against Catholic priests have led to more than 50 'de-frockings' in England and Wales since new guidelines
"This is off the record right? Before this conversation goes any further I need to know my name isn't going to appear anywhere." Thus speaks a Catholic woman from Northern Ireland upon being asked questions about her 35-year marriage to a Protestant.
When Rowan Williams uses the word "special" you take note. But when he mentions it three times in one sentence and prefaces it each time with the word "very" we're clearly being called to attention.
A man has been killed after giant crucifix, erected in honour of the late Pope John Paul II, toppled on top of him. The 30
Religious Filipinos have re-enacted the crucifixion of Jesus as part of festivities to mark Good Friday. Catholics in San
God, that nebulous being without a face, has confused mankind forever. Either you are with him or against him. I recently took confession and the priest, locked behind a screen, ordered me to say to God that I was sorry for offending him.