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Twenty-sixth Sunday of the Year: Nb 11:25-29; Ps 19; Jm 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

Archbishop Shevchuk (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop says Church needs courage to challenge society’s lack of ‘moral GPS’

The courtroom in which former papal butler Paolo Gabriele will stand trial (Photo: CNS)

Judge says the criminal trial, which begins at the Vatican tomorrow, is ‘extremely’ rare

Bishop Egan waves to his fellow bishops after the ordination Mass (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Philip Egan says people in Britain are ‘sorely in need of new hope’

Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiburg

Archbishop says people who stop paying Church tax should not continue to receive sacraments

Prof Eamon Duffy, an honorary fellow, said in a resignation letter that the university’s Catholic ethos had gone ‘badly amiss’

The body of Padre Pio lies in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in San Giovanni Rotondo  (AP)

St Pio of Pietrelcina (September 23) decided to be a Capuchin friar at the age of 10

Daily readings: September 23 – 29

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Copies of Benedict XVI's second volume on display at a bookshop in Rome (CNS)

Third volume of Jesus of Nazareth to be published simultaneously in the world’s major languages

Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Year: Wis 2:12, 17-20; Ps 54; Jas 3:16-4:1-3; Mk 9:30-37