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Cause of Jesuit leader Fr Pedro Arrupe to open

He led the Society of Jesus from 1965 to 1983

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/07/18

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Cause of Jesuit leader Fr Pedro Arrupe to open

He led the Society of Jesus from 1965 to 1983

168 sign letter calling for removal of bishop accused of raping nun

Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar denies the allegations

US Association of Consecrated Virgins condemns ‘shocking’ new rules

The document says it is ‘not essential’ that a woman should have ‘kept her body in perfect continence’

Pope personally thanks Portuguese cardinal for Amoris guidelines

The guidelines say it may be possible to admit couples in irregular unions to Holy Communion

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/07/18

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

New Superior General for SSPX

The surprise election of Fr Davide Pagliarani raises questions over whether the society will reconcile with Rome

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/07/18

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Vatican to draft guidelines on proper use for redundant churches

The review comes amid concerns about churches being turned into gyms and nightclubs

Priests apologise for wearing clerical attire at Trump rally

A local bishop said he was ‘shocked’ to see them prominently seated right behind the podium

Priest keeps pro-life vigil outside Canadian parliament for nearly 30 years

Fr Tony Van Hee has been praying and fasting since 1989

Cardinal, nuncio and bishop attacked by mob in Nicaragua

Bishop Silvio Jose Baez tweeted pictures of his injuries and prayed for those who attacked him


The Greyfriars are returning to Walsingham for the first time since the Reformation

The Conventual Franciscans are experiencing a revival in England

Some want to run the Church like a business. This is a very bad idea

While priests need admin skills, experience shows that turning the Church into a business leads to disaster

Catholics need to be courageous in showing the truth of our faith

Cardinal Nichols asks whether our schools live up to John Henry Newman’s ideals

Banning Orange marches would not solve the problem of anti-Catholicism

They may be distasteful, but banning things sets a dangerous precedent

The trouble with Catholic politicians

Politicians are ever more confident in declaring their Catholicism. But when it comes to the crunch, they are not exactly St Thomas More

After voting for abortion, why is Ireland still snapping up tickets for Pope Francis?

The rush to buy tickets for Pope Francis’s visit has surprised many observers

Cardinal Arinze: If Protestants want to receive Communion, they should become Catholic

Cardinal Arinze weighs in on the Communion debate – and recalls the saint who inspired his vocation

Why Trump picked Kavanaugh over ‘folk hero’ Amy Coney Barrett

There is a palpable sense of disappointment among conservative Christians, but are they right to be downbeat?

What Catholic evangelists can learn from General Petraeus

The US commander in Iraq provides some surprising lessons for the New Evangelisation

We should never forget the many martyrs who died for the Church in China

Countless people died for the sake of Chinese Christianity

Of course St Thomas More died for freedom of conscience

The saint’s death was a heroic exercise in religious freedom

The Catholics who could be the next Supreme Court justice

Amy Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh are young jurists of high regard in the conservative legal establishment