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Nuns sing during a prayer service for men and women religious in New York (CNS)

The Vatican is now insisting that the LCWR act in a Catholic manner. What could be simpler?

Iraqi Christians in America protests against government inaction (AP)

Cardinal Bagnasco may sound like a conspiracy theorist, but he raises pertinent questions over the persecution of Christians

Couples exchange vows at a wedding ceremony in the US (CNS)

A question of conscience

A cardinal has suggested that someone could be admitted to Communion after remarrying, if they were to avow that their first marriage was null – but marriage is a public act, not a private one

The Scottish Catholic Bishops' Conference have criticised the proliferation of nuclear weapons (PA)

Nicola Sturgeon may be right about Trident but for the wrong reasons

The National Portrait Gallery, St Martins Place, London (PA)

The National Gallery is staging an exhibition displaying the works of Cornelius Johnson, court painter to Charles I

Oils are prepared for the Chrism Mass in the Diocese of Clifton 
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

I was struck by all the people, some still to be born, who would experience the anointing with oil over the coming year

Bishop Juan Barros attends his first Mass at the Cathedral of St Matthew in Osorno with protestors gathered in the pews (CNS)

The Vatican has made a huge unforced error and it doesn’t seem to realise it

Bishop Michael Campbell (Mazur/Catholicnews.org.uk)

It is abundantly clear that ACTA is a pressure group for doctrinal change

Cardinal Reinhard Marx says the German Church is 'not just a subsidiary of Rome' (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Localism, at the expense of universalism, is a deadly poison for Catholics

Pope Francis with a newly married couple (CNS)

I had not the slightest hesitation in signing the letter, and I was grateful to the organisers for undertaking the task