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Fifth Sunday of the Year, Ez 37:12-14; Ps 130; Rm 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45 (Year A)

A detail from the Murder of St Stanislaus by the Polish painter Jan Matejko

The saint who was accused of treason

St Stanislaus of Szczepanów (April 11) was one of the earliest native Polish bishops


Print edition 4/4/2014

This week Kenny Thomas, the 1990s pop star tells us which music station he thinks is playing in hell, we report on the appointment of Mgr Nicholas Hudson as the new Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and the ‘Bishop of Bling’s’ expenses list, including a £31,000 bathtub. The Archbishop-elect of Liverpool speaks out for the invisible […]

Russell Crowe as Noah and Jennifer Connelly as his wife Naamah in Noah. The film makes use of rock giants and tree-growing gizmos to add a touch of Tolkien to the Bible story (CNS)

Not since the 1950s has there been anything quite so ambitious as this eye-boggling attempt to re-create one of the greatest stories ever told

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's audience with the Pope will take place in the pontiff’s study  (PA)

Visit will be the fifth time the Queen has been received by a pope in Rome

Pope Francis making his first annual address to the members of the Roman Curia in December (CNS)

Pope meets with Vatican officials to reflect on Evangelii Gaudium

Recordings of the voices of many former popes, including Benedict XVI, feature in the new archive  (AP)

Audio recordings of all the Popes from Pius XI to Francis have been digitised

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Pope makes comments during Mass homily at the Vatican’s guesthouse

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta (CNS)

Archbishop Wilton Gregory ‘failed to consider the impact on families struggling to pay their bills’

Mgr Nicholas Hudson and Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Photo: Mazur/

Mgr Hudson, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, to emulate Pope’s ‘radical simplicity’