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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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- Imitate Jesus' humility and service, pope says at Palm Sunday Mass, and looks forward to next World Youth Day
- Cushley says O’Brien damaged Church’s credibility as new allegations emerge
- German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
- Priests and bishops latest to say English missal translation needs overhaul
- At last, a Grand Mufti taking extremists to task Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald
- Sepp Blatter has scored an own goal taking on religion Jimmy Burns
- The new Missal has failed Bishop Donald Trautman
Pope Francis has today accepted the resignation of Cardinal Keith O’Brien from the “rights and privileges” of being a cardinal.
A traditionalist bishop who has denied the Holocaust has been automatically excommunicated along with the priest he illicitly ordained a bishop.
Portland, Oregon is the least religious city in the US with 42 per cent of its population self-identifying as “religiously unaffiliated,” according to the findings of a new survey.
A Benedictine permanent private hall that is currently the last male-only undergraduate body at Oxford University is seeking funds for new premises in preparation for the admission of female students for the first time.
Dominican theologian Fr Timothy Radcliffe has said he is hopeful that women will be soon ordained deacons in the Church so that they can preach and have a public voice.
The grand mufti of Saudi Arabia has called for the destruction of all churches in the Arabian Peninsular, claiming that the move is in line with Islamic law.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the announcement that Pope Francis would visit the United Nations on the morning of September 25 to address the UN General Assembly.
Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, former nuncio to Egypt and apostolic representative to the Arab League told a Washington, D.C. audience that interreligious dialogue between Catholics and Muslims is not only possible but necessary.
A Vatican archbishop has ruled out the possibility of Catholics being able to use a different English translation of the Mass.
A report to the British parliament says that persecution of Christians in Iran is as severe as it was in 2012, under former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.