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Archbishop Bernard Longley ordained two young Dominican friars priests and ordained a third deacon on Sunday. Br Lawrence Lew OP reports from his ordination to the diaconate.

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When it comes to evangelisation, the two of them seem to be heading in opposite directions

His book, Morals, Law and Life, is a fine defence of Catholic moral teaching

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But his enemies here will never accept his vindication, whatever the US Supreme Court says

The Vatican is often criticised for paying little or no attention to PR. At the same time many believe that a slick, modern PR office would hinder its mission

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Malicious or ignorant reports do not only damage the reputation of ordinary Catholics; they also cause ordinary Catholics to lose confidence in their pastors