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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 first half of 2014 saw a further upsurge of people leaving both the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Germany.
The number of students taking religious studies at A-level in England has almost doubled in a decade, according to new figures.
A Sacred Heart priest is under investigation after allegedly placing babies for illegal adoption in the 1970s and 1980s.
Pope Francis asked people to join him in prayer Aug. 19 after he learned that two of his little great nephews and their mother had died in a car crash in Argentina and his nephew was in critical condition.
Pope Francis backed the beatification of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and spoke out on conflicts in Iraq and Gaza during in a conversation with journalists aboard the return flight from South Korea.
A cathedral has hosted a three-day “healing mission” run by a group offering the charismatic style laying-on of hands.
The slaughter of Christians and Yazidis in Iraq is “off the scale of human horror,” the Archbishop of Canterbury has said, as it emerged he backed calls for the UK Government to appoint a minister for religious freedom to compensate for its silence over Christian persecution.
‘Wake-up call’ for Asia as Francis leaves Korea following trip that centred on peace and dignity for the poor
Pope Francis placed 124 Korean martyrs on the last step toward sainthood in a beatification Mass Aug. 16 that brought elation to the 800,000 people in attendance.
On Thursday Pope Francis landed in Seoul for a five-day visit to South Korea. He will attend Asian Youth Day, a gathering of Asia’s young Catholics, and beatify 124 martyrs.