- Raised to the altars: one who fell for the poor
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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- Even the gangs declared a truce for Romero’s beatification Clare Dixon in San Salvador
- Irish vote shows the Church needs to rethink its theology of sexuality Ursula Halligan
- Greatest threat to Palmyra is Western apathy Nadim Nassar
THE PERCENTAGE of pupils claiming free school meals in Catholic schools remains below the national average, according to the Catholic Education Service (CES) annual census, published this week.
Western Governments are complicit in the horrors being carried out by Islamic State (IS) terrorists, a Syrian priest based in London has claimed.
Police chiefs, victims’ organisations, politicians and church leaders from 27 countries were meeting in London this weekend for a landmark conference aimed at stopping human trafficking.
A new study on Irish priests' views of celibacy and obedience has revealed a split in the attitudes of younger and older priests.
Vatican wealthier than predicted after millions discovered ‘tucked away’ at Holy See’s bank
BRITISH CHILDREN do not know what Christmas is about, radio producer and former Sunday programme presenter Roger Bolton has claimed.
The Bishop of Aleppo, Antoine Audo, said he believed that “one goal of the Syrian war is to drive all the Christians away”.
Caritas Social Action Network, the Church’s social action body, has accused the Chancellor, George Osborne, of failing to support working families in his Autumn Statement on Wednesday.
Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay of St Johns was in the Vatican on Wednesday to mark the centenary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and the Holy See.
The Pope has given the commander of the Swiss Guards his marching orders.