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A champion of the poor or someone mixed up in politics? A man who died for the faith or because he was a political inconvenience? Archbishop Oscar Romero’s beatification today confirms his stature and illuminates his model of holiness
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- Blessed Romero's beatification hailed as a step towards unity for El Salvador
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- Even the gangs declared a truce for Romero’s beatification Clare Dixon in San Salvador
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Pope Francis today appointed Mgr Patrick McKinney as the next Bishop of Nottingham.
The Tablet’s top 100 list reveals Catholics in leadership positions across every sector of British society.
During his Regina Coeli address last Sunday, Pope Francis gave his support to participants in Italy’s fifth annual March for Life.
Pope Francis this week opened Caritas Internationalis’ General Assembly by warning that God will judge the powerful on their treatment of the environment and people who are hungry.
The new minister for equalities, who voted against gay marriage in 2013, has changed her mind and says she now fully supports its legalisation.
The Irish Government has denied that its decision to cut funding from the Church’s marriage preparation programme is linked to its opposition to same-sex marriage.
President Barack Obama, a late addition to a Catholic-Evangelical summit at Washington's Georgetown University on overcoming poverty, said events like those in Ferguson, Missouri, and in Baltimore demonstrate a need to "refocus attention on poverty".
Catholic organisations in Germany welcomed changes to their Church's employment rules, so staff will no longer face being fired for remarrying without an annulment or for forming gay unions.
Church agencies have warned that the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Tuesday could have a devastating impact on the crippled country.
A petition inspired by Cardinal Raymond Burke that urges Pope Francis not to alter church teaching on at October’s Synod on the Family has gained 228,000 signatures.