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As Church leaders we are not with the people in their struggle, says bishop

The Southern African Catholic Bishop's Conference began their bi-annual plenary session on Wednesday in Mariannhill, Kwazulu-Natal. In his first opening address as president of the conference, Bishop Sithembele Sipuka raised concerns about South Africa's socioeconomic and political situation. He also addressed the issue of clerical sexual abuse.

Synod 2018 — Drugs and persecution – the forgotten issues

At the daily press briefing for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Discernment, two forgotten issues were addressed by the...

Synod 2018 — “How difficult it is to find dawn in twilight”

Three General Superiors and an auditor from Chile were present at the daily press briefing on the Synod of Bishops on Youth, Faith and...

Our Church’s newest saints walked a controversial road to holiness

Today, 14 October 2018, will go down in history as the day that Pope Francis recognised seven new saints: Pope Paul VI, Archbishop Oscar Romero, Francesco Spinelli, Vincenzo...

Cardinal Marc Ouellet responds to accusations against Pope Francis in forthright letter

Cardinal Marc Ouellet writes to "his fellow brother", Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, responding to his accusations according to his own personal knowledge and documents...

Synod 2018 — Pope to Young People: Coherence and Concreteness are the keywords

On Saturday evening, at a festive youth event in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Pope Francis gave what he called “orientation” responses...

Synod 2018 — Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban shares his first impression of Synod on Youth

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Archbishop of Durban, shared his first impressions of the Synod for Youth under way in Rome. Cardinal Napier is one of...

Women Deacons: An invitation to listen to the Holy Spirit?

The issue of women in ordained ministry in the Catholic Church is one which evokes very strong feelings among Catholics but also beyond the...

Archbishop Romero’s Canonisation: A nod to all activists

“It is necessary to prepare a Church of the future, that is less 'clerical' but more 'evangelical'”, argues José María Castillo for Spanish Religious...

Pope Francis announces names of fourteen new cardinals

In a surprise move on Pentecost Sunday Pope Francis announced that he would be creating 14 new cardinals. He told the crowd gathered in...

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Pope announces a consistory for the creation of 13 new cardinals

During the Angelus on Sunday, 25 October 2020, Pope Francis announced that he was going to create 13 new cardinals. Vatican News...

School culture at the heart of shaping new education futures

In a previous article, Mark Potterton described the educational potential of technology but cautioned against reducing learning to an online experience. In...

“Homosexual people have a right to be in a family… nobody should be thrown out,” says Pope Francis

Pope Francis is in the headlines again after a documentary film by the Russian Jew, Evgeny Afineevsky, was premiered at the Rome...

Getting back to normal — Is it even possible?

The world has changed dramatically in less than a year. Shrikant Peters looks beyond the immediate health crisis and examines the impact...