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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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- German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
- Priests and bishops latest to say English missal translation needs overhaul
- Cardinal mocks FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s claim that FIFA is more influential than religion
- At last, a Grand Mufti taking extremists to task Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald
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LABOUR HAS denied claims that a move to legalise assisted suicide will be part of its party manifesto for next year’s general election.
Salford's new bishop has pledged to follow Pope Francis’ exhortation to stay close to his people and is considering giving up his episcopal residence, a Grade I listed manor house.
Mgr Robert J. Vitillo, delegate to the United Nations in Geneva for Caritas Internationalis has said that the Ebola crisis in Liberia remains extremely grave and continues to disrupt everyday life for most of the population.
The head of The Episcopal Church (TEC) in the US, Katharine Jefferts Schori, has said suggested that Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby could postpone the ten-yearly Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops to allow more time to repair divisions over attitudes to homosexuality.
The Irish Church’s first synod in 70 years will take place over three days in spring 2016 and involve lay Catholics, professionals and Travellers as well as clergy and Religious.
Cardinal Raymond Burke has hit out at claims that German Cardinal Walter Kasper “spoke for” Pope Francis when he backed communion for divorced and remarried people.
US-led air strikes will kill innocent people instead of wiping out Islamic State (IS or ISIS) jihadists, the most senior Catholic leader in Iraq has warned, as reports emerged of a crisis in the capital, Baghdad.
Pope Francis has condemned the practice of abandoning the elderly in institutions as a form of “hidden euthanasia”.
The Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, who this week said he was “relieved” that a relationship he had with a woman six years ago had been revealed, said that the Church authorities did not know about the affair.
A Westminster auxiliary who has worked closely with Cardinal Vincent Nichols was today appointed the new Bishop of Salford.