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Theology
In an interview with a Swiss newspaper, the Jesuit Superior General, Venezuelan Arturo Sosa Abascal, said the words Jesus spoke were expressed in a language and setting that needed to ...
Royal Commission
The provincial of the Hospitaller Order of St John of God dropped to his knees and begged a brother to face child sex abuse charges in New Zealand, Sky News ...
Environment
The Archdiocese of Bombay has asked Catholics to observe a "carbon fast" during the season of Lent to create awareness about global warming and the importance of a sustainable lifestyle ...
Video
Mercy Sister Angela Reed is about to take up an important appointment at the United Nations as Global Action Co-ordinator in the field of human trafficking, Melbourne Catholic reports. ...
History
Sixteen years ago this week was one of those threshold moments in the life of the Church, when Buenos Aires Archbishop, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was made a cardinal by St ...
Pilgrimage
Eleven Catholic pilgrims died when their overcrowded boat capsized on Sunday in southwestern Sri Lanka as they travelled to a procession in honour of Our Lady of Good Voyage, Vatican ...
International
Several religious communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were subjected to violent attacks last weekend, reports La Croix International. ...
Vatican
Magistrates in Italy have frozen millions of euros worth of assets of an Italian banker who is believed to have used the Vatican bank for market manipulation, Reuters reports. ...
Refugees
Pope Francis has slammed "populist rhetoric" and "self-centeredness" by some countries towards asylum-seekers, Russia Today reports. ...