- Pilgrimage to nowhere
There has long been an ambivalence about the man who was both the ultimate betrayer and the means by which God’s plan was fulfilled. The author of a new book visits the lonely place where the renegade apostle took his own life
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The papal almoner, an archbishop who distributes charitable aid from Pope Francis, has planned a special afternoon for about 150 homeless people: a walk through the Vatican Gardens, a visit to the Vatican Museums, private time in the Sistine Chapel and dinner in the museums' cafeteria.
The London Oratory School appeared at the High Court this week to defend its faith-based admissions criteria against a government body ruling it said would endanger its Catholic ethos.
Pope Francis this morning met with the brother of a British aid worker murdered by Islamic State jihadists last year.
St Richard Reynolds Catholic College in Twickenham, which opened in 2013 following strong opposition from humanist and secularist groups, has been judged as “outstanding” in every category in both its primary and high schools.
A bishop being installed in his new assignment in southern Chile expressed disappointment with hundreds of black-clad demonstrators who interrupted the ceremony by marching into a cathedral and shouting at him to leave the diocese, saying he protected a priest accused of sexual abuse.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged Christians to emulate Oscar Romero by making the cries of the poor central to their prayers.
Pope Francis has called the death penalty “inadmissible” and said it has no legitimacy in modern justice systems.
Pope Francis entreated Catholics to fight for Naples’ soul during a weekend visit to the Mafia-ridden city that he said heralded a springtime of redemption.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols this evening celebrated a Requiem Mass for Richard III days before he was due to be reburied in an Anglican cathedral in Leicester.
A new Bishop of Arundel and Brighton has been appointed to succeed Kieran Conry, who resigned last September having admitted to being unfaithful to his vow of celibacy.