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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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- Cushley says O’Brien damaged Church’s credibility as new allegations emerge
- German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
- Priests and bishops latest to say English missal translation needs overhaul
- At last, a Grand Mufti taking extremists to task Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald
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The breakaway Anglican bishop who forged a close friendship with Pope Francis and was due to join the Pope at a meeting in Italy on Monday has died in hospital after his motorcycle was in collision with a car near his home in the southwest of England.
The Vatican has lined up a football dream team to play an “interreligious match for peace” at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on 1 September.
The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) in Ireland has criticised the decision to appoint Judge Yvonne Murphy to oversee the Commission of Investigation into Irish mother and baby homes.
Australian Catholics have mourned their own losses and the deaths of other passengers on Malaysian Airlines flight 17, including delegates to the 20th International Aids Conference in Melbourne, with memorial Masses and tributes across the country.
Churches are to be open all day in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games, which start tonight, and a daily Mass will be said at the athletes’ village for participants and officials.
The Iraqi city of Mosul is empty of Christians for the first time in the history of the country, the country's most senior Chaldean Catholic said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to reassure other Churches that the Church of England is continuing on its "quest" for unity after concern and dismay was expressed about the decision to ordain women bishops.
Stratford Caldecott, Catholic author and publisher, who died last week, is to be buried alongside his literary hero, JRR Tolkien.
The Catholic University of La Plata has said it wholeheartedly supports Archbishop Héctor Aguer who condemned as “abominable” the filming of a promotional gay video in the city cathedral.
Pope Francis has learnt “with dismay” of the Malaysian airliner that crashed in rebel-held eastern Ukraine yesterday.