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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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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.
The Archbishop of Dublin has offered to shelter some 40 homeless people in church buildings over the Christmas period, after a man died in a doorway metres away from the city’s Parliament buildings.
Church leaders in Kenya fear Somalian al-Shabaab Islamists may target Christmas celebrations after a massacre of 36 quarry workers on Monday.
The cardinal responsible for overseeing Pope Francis’ reform of the Roman Curia has confirmed that two new congregations will be set up and suggested that lay people could be appointed to lead some of Rome’s dicasteries.
The Vatican's Cricket Club will tonight celebrate a Mass in memory of Phil Hughes, the 25-year-old Australian cricketer tragically killed in an accident last week.