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Young people should be presented with the “full sweep” of the faith and not just “favourite and attractive aspects”, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster said at the XII European Congress for Catechesis in Rome yesterday.
Irish Cardinal Seán Brady has said that he hopes that a coadjutor with the right of succession will be appointed to his archdiocese as soon as possible.
Georgetown University is facing criticism after it invited Kathleen Sebelius, the US Health and Human Services Secretary, to speak at its commencement ceremony on May 18.
Pope Benedict “had a big smile on his face” when he heard that the number of American seminarians is rising, a US bishop has said.
Andrea Tornielli predicts that the Society of St Pius X could be reconciled with the Holy See by the end of May.
Sabine Salameh discovers that in Lebanon Christians “can marry in the Catholic Church, divorce in the Syriac Church, remarry in the Protestant Church, and divorce again”.
And Mark Judge argues that liberal Catholics should be renamed “Orthodox Catholics” and conservatives be known as “Reform Catholics”.