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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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- Imitate Jesus' humility and service, pope says at Palm Sunday Mass, and looks forward to next World Youth Day
- 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
- Sepp Blatter has scored an own goal taking on religion Jimmy Burns
- The new Missal has failed Bishop Donald Trautman
The Archbishop of Canterbury today called on Christian Churches to reject institutional self-preservation and instead become inspired by the Holy Spirit to reach out to the world, particularly the poor.
The Vatican today released the Pope's summer schedule announcing that Wednesday general audiences will be suspended during the month of July but made no mention of whether Francis will take a holiday.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is to step up his joint effort with the Catholic Church to combat human trafficking when he meets Pope Francis on Monday.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols told the conference hosted by UN special envoy Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague that “sexual violence is always a crime; it is always an immoral act.”
Parents and priests are struggling to transmit faith to teenagers while others are fearful about evangelising due to the prejudices of others, a new report has revealed.
A new survey of Irish priests’ attitudes to the new Missal has shown that the majority are either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with it and 80 per cent want it revised or scrapped.
Outspoken Cardinal Renato Martino, the retired head of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, has been named as the Vatican’s top-ranking cardinal deacon.
In a dangerous move in one of the world’s most authoritarian states, four Eritrean bishops have published a letter describing their country as “desolate”, because so many people have fled or are in prison or the army.
Divisions are emerging in public among the American bishops over how to interpret Pope Francis – a split which is likely to be apparent as the US bishops gather in New Orleans this week for their annual spring meeting.
Concern that elements of the Nigerian army support Boko Haram terrorists have been voiced by Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja. He pointed to local newspaper reports in Nigeria that a dozen senior officers and several enlisted men have been court-martialled recently for supplying arms to Boko Haram.