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Leading theologian: change canon law to correct papal errors

Fr Aidan Nichols said that Pope Francis's teaching had led to an 'extremely grave' situation

Leading theologian: change canon law to correct papal errors

Fr Aidan Nichols said that Pope Francis’s teaching had led to an ‘extremely grave’ situation

Pope Francis prays for victims of Barcelona terror attack

At least 12 people have died and hundreds injured in a van attack on the city’s Las Ramblas district

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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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What the Russian Tsars can teach us about fighting terrorism

The terrorist problem today is an existential threat to our civilisation

Even the great modern saints endured times of doubt and disbelief

A new CTS book by Rev Nick Donnelly reveals how Mother Teresa and Edith Stein persevered through God’s silence

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