18 January 2018 | by Will Moffitt

Angola church wins radio rights battle

Radio Ecclesia, owned by the Angolan Bishops’ Conference, has been granted a licence to broadcast across the whole country. Previously it could only broadcast in the capital, Luanda.

The couple, who have two children, had a civil wedding in 2010 but had to abandon their church wedding when the building was destroyed in an earthquake.

Bishop Egan of Portsmouth has said he fears “apathy or a ‘maintenance mentality’” is to blame for the number of Catholic churches locked during the day...

Both young Palestinians and Israelis are the ones who have to deal with the consequences of the failure of older generations. On their annual visit, the bishops heard young people from all sides who share the same aspirations for peaceful coexistence.

Pope Francis told the thousands of young people gathered in Santiago at the Shrine of Maipu that they are the protagonists who will change the Church...

Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leahy: 'Limerick and the world has lost a kind, soft-hearted, talented soul. May she rest in peace.'

The head of the Cardinal Hume centre, Cathy Corcoran, tells The Tablet there is a toxic mix in society at present causing poverty to be on the increase, linked to changes in welfare benefits, a lack of affordable social housing and rising homelessness.

The effects of a "public spaces protection order" would be to prohibit people from approaching or monitoring women accessing the clinic, congregating in large groups, displaying distressing images and using amplification equipment. 

The new Conservative party vice-chair for women has told The Tablet she is taken aback by the angry furore her appointment provoked due to her position on abortion. 

Pope Francis "listened, prayed and cried" with survivors of clerical sex abuse. The meeting took place in a private setting. 


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