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In the English province of the Dominicans 12 men are currently being trained

The order has launched a training fund to accommodate a revival in its popularity

Sister Cristina Scuccia poses with the trophy and holding the cross on the stage after winning the final (PA)

Sister Cristina Scuccia recited the Our Father on stage after winning the contest

Oxford Students for Life turned out in force to resist the motion (PA)

Students at Oxford University threw out a censorship motion on Tuesday

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Print edition: May 30, 2014

Our edition this week brings you in-depth coverage of the Pope’s visit to the Holy Land including eye witness accounts from Madeleine Teahan and Jill, Duchess of Hamilton. We also have an exclusive interview with Bishop Athanasius Schneider, who has some reassuring words on the future of the Church. Laura Keynes writes about the courageous […]

The One Of Us Campaign gathered 2 million signatures

EU rejects pro-life initiative

A petition demanding an end to destruction of human embryos has been vetoed

Pope Francis with Israeli President Shimon Peres,  and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at Ben Gurion airport (PA)

Tears and cheers as Pope Francis arrives by helicopter in Tel Aviv

Francis boards his flight for Jordan earlier today (PA)

A new church in Magdala pays tribute to the ‘eternal dignity of women’

A worker at the Israeli president's residence prepares for the papal visit (PA)

His role as peacemaker is underestimated, but crucial

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Byrne of Birmingham (Mazur)

Fr Robert Byrne is the first Oratorian bishop to be installed for 140 years

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Print Edition: 9 May 2014

This week we report on Archbishop Mennini’s call for strong resistance to the introduction of assisted suicide in the UK and we remember Fr Mark Elvins, the well-known Catholic author, who passed away on May 1. We also bring you an exclusive piece, where we ask Bishop Philip Egan, Fr Tim Finnigan, Dr Joseph Shaw, […]