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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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The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will hold a consistory to name new cardinals early next year.
Cabrini, the Catholic adoption and fostering agency, is to close after 127 years, The Tablet learned this week.
Pope Francis has praised the role of women in theology, saying that women have a "feminine genius" that helps them discern "unexplored aspects of the unfathomable mystery of Christ."
A former pub will be the setting for a Christmas lunch for 38 homeless people following a nun’s successful fight to turn it into a hostel.
St Mary's University has been selected by Home Secretary Theresa May to house a specialist research centre to investigate strategies to combat slavery and human trafficking.
A French court has stirred up a hornet's nest by ordering a regional government office to take down the Christmas crib it set up in its lobby as usual this Advent.
A spokesman for the US Bishops has condemned acts of torture committed by the CIA and revealed in a Senate Intelligence Committee report.
The former president and director of the Vatican bank are facing criminal charges for embezzlement.
Hundreds of Catholic theologians in the US have criticised the “deep racial injustice” that in recent years contributed to the killings of a number of black men, women and children by white police officers and the failure to indict those responsible.
The Vatican has instructed all bishops’ conferences to initiate wide-ranging consultations and discussions on matters arising from October’s Extraordinary Synod on the Family, in preparation for the Ordinary Synod that will take place in October 2015.