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Lent: 'In especially dark times we may even feel that we have lost our faith altogether....But the message of Lent is a message of hope and trust in the person of Jesus.' AB Peter Smith

15 January 2018

OBITUARY: Father Bill Kirkpatrick Premium

It was as a Roman Catholic Carmelite that Martin Pendergast first met Fr. Bill, pondering with him whether a worker-priest ministry might be possible in a Catholic context.

'The Motu Proprio does not have retroactive force. The important outcomes come to maturity in recent years, in obedience to the discipline up until now in force, retain their value. For the future, the guidelines concerning liturgical translations are to be interpreted in the light of what has been indicated by the Holy Father.'

17 August 2017

Obituary: Kevin McNamara, 1934-2017 Premium

A man of the Left, Kevin McNamara was guided through nearly 40 years as Labour MP for Hull North by a commitment to political principle, family and his Catholic faith

Archbishop of Milan and outspoken critic of globalisation who was considered a likely successor to Pope John Paul II.

Apostolic Letter in the form of Motu Proprio “maiorem hac dilectionem” on the Offer of Life

Full translation of communique from Vatican after state visit of Donald Trump, President of the United States...


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