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Nigerian priest kidnapped by Fulani herdsmen 'narrowly escaped death'

Dec 3, 2021

NIGERIAN priest Fr Bako Francis Awesuh remembers watching late-night television in mid-May when he heard gunshots outside. Speaking to Aid to the Church in Need, Fr Awesuh said he turned off his TV and looked out the window to see five armed Fulani herdsmen...

Pope arrives in Cyprus 'as a pilgrim' in the footsteps of Saints Paul and Barnabas

Dec 3, 2021

POPE Francis described himself as walking in the footsteps of the first missionaries as he set foot on the "blessed" roots of Christianity after arriving in Cyprus yesterday. He said he was coming to them with joy and following the lead of Sts Paul and...

European Union backflips on decision to ban 'Merry Christmas'

Dec 2, 2021

A EUROPEAN Union communications guide replacing "Merry Christmas" with "happy holidays" and "Christmas holidays" with "Winter break" was retracted after strong condemnation from Christian and secular voices, including the Holy See. EU Commissioner for...

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Dec 2, 2021

Archbishop Fulton Sheen made a holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament every day. Want to know more about it or whet… https://t.co/0XN8DStbio

A Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament

Dec 2, 2021

Question Time by Fr John Flader Question: I have heard that Archbishop Fulton Sheen made a holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament every day. Can you tell me more about it, and whether it must be done in a church? First, in answer to your second question,...

St Brigid's candlelit carols set to lift Christmas spirit

Dec 1, 2021

SIXTEEN heavenly voices illuminated in twinkling candlelight are sure to lift Christmas spirits at Red Hill's historic St Brigid's church on December 12. St Brigid's organist and carols organiser Roland Bartkowiak adores Christmas music. "As soon as we...

Cardinal Pell says prison helped him understand Christ's suffering

Dec 1, 2021

CARDINAL George Pell, jailed for more than a year for sex abuse crimes he ultimately was cleared of, has told a US audience the experience enabled him to understand suffering as a redemptive process that allows one to identify closely with Christ. "Suffering...

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Dec 1, 2021

Cardinal Pell speaks in the US about his time in prison and suffering. "Suffering accepted in faith can be good and… https://t.co/MTSBeQAppF

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Dec 1, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court prepares for the biggest challenge to abortion laws in 30 years. https://t.co/CbRW3NpwyD(opens in a new tab)

The U.S. Supreme Court ready for the biggest abortion case in decades

Dec 1, 2021

CNS and staff reporters WHEN the United States Supreme Court hears oral arguments today for the biggest abortion case in decades, all eyes - and ears - will be on the court. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that declared a nationwide right to abortion,...

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