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Nearly 100 per cent of Down’s Syndrome babies aborted in Iceland

'Iceland isn't actually eliminating Down syndrome. They're just killing everybody that has it.'

Vatican envoy calls on Vietnam to respect religious freedom

Archbishop Girelli, non-resident diplomat, made the remarks at a Marian Congress attended by 100,000 people

Nearly 100 per cent of Down’s Syndrome babies aborted in Iceland

‘Iceland isn’t actually eliminating Down syndrome. They’re just killing everybody that has it.’

Obey the Pope and accept your bishop, Nigerian diocese is urged

Six Church leaders have appealed to Catholics in the Diocese of Ahiara following an ultimatum from Pope Francis

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Cardinal Sarah: The new revolutionaries are trying to destroy the Christian family

People once again need to rise up like the Vendée Catholics and Royalists, the cardinal added

Modern Catholics ‘too wishy-washy’, says Scottish archbishop

‘We accommodate. We compromise. We avoid conflict — even when conflict is the only proper course,’ Archbishop Tartaglia wrote

Syriac patriarch says West has ‘betrayed’ Middle East Christians

“We’ve been not only abandoned by the Western countries, we have been betrayed”

Nigerian cardinal criticises attempts to relax Communion rules

Amoris Laetitia clearly reaffirms the traditional doctrine of the church, Cardinal Onaiyekan said

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Multiple deaths after tree falls during Nossa Senhora do Monte festival in Madeira

At least 13 people have died after a tree fell on crowds gathered outside a church

Catholics now outnumber Anglicans — in jail

Inmates with no religion are the largest group, however

Scotland is still suspicious of Catholics, says archbishop

Archbishop Tartaglia said secularists view Catholicism as the single biggest threat to their worldview


The Catholic philosopher who clashed with a US president over nuclear war

Elizabeth Anscombe reminds us that moral evils – like deliberate killing of the innocent – cannot be justified for any reason

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The man who changed the Vatican’s mind on Venezuela

Cardinal Urosa has emerged as a formidable centre of unity

Catholics, go out and change Britain

We face a crisis of humanity. Christians need to act – through politics, the Church and everyday life

My flock at the edge of the world

A six-day voyage to some of the world’s most remote Catholic communities is just part of the job

Macron’s popularity is collapsing as France faces a winter of upheaval

Archbishop Georges Pontier’s call for a national unity will likely go unheeded as the nation heads for strikes and social unrest

Amid the outcry over Charlottesville, one archbishop’s words stand out

‘If we want a different kind of country in the future, we need to start today with a conversion in our own hearts’

Sometimes the Church has to be tough

Michael Voris is a divisive figure, but he would say the Church herself is deeply divided

Violating the seal of the confessional will not help abuse victims

If the Australian Royal Commission get their way, no one will ever want to confess abuse again

Why Anglo-Catholics don’t join the Ordinariate

Theology aside, there are practical and personal reasons why we High Anglicans don’t become Catholic

St Clare and St Francis show us what we can achieve through prayer and fasting

The saints were given to long periods of seclusion, silence, prayer and fasting

The philosopher who poisoned German theology

Modern German Catholic thought is influenced by a heretical view of God’s nature