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We need to pray for another Fulton Sheen

Woman prays at the tomb of Fulton Sheen (CNS)

The case of Archbishop Sheen is especially significant for our times

Catholic Herald View: Bishops and bloggers: there is a way out of this impasse

'It is hard to find a bishop in England and Wales with a good word to say about Catholic blogs'

The emergence of the Catholic blogosphere is one of the most significant developments in the 21st-century Church

A mood of fear has gripped the Vatican following budget cuts

Cardinal Parolin announced that the Vatican would not be hiring and over-time was banned (CNS)

Fr Federico Lombardi is trying to allay fears about redundancies as best he can

What now is the future for the English episcopate? Just when things weren’t looking too hopeful, we get another Ratzingerian appointment. What’s going on?

New Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham Fr Robert Byrne (Mazur/

Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/03/14

Cardinal O'Malley: 'Church will not change teaching on indissolubility' (CNS)

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Pope Francis arrives for his general audience (AP)

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The abuse survivor who reminds me that we are supposed to be a light to the world

Abuse survivor Dawn Eden

Dawn Eden, an American survivor of sexual abuse brings hope to others

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Francis and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner exchange gifts at the Vatican (CNS)

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Hail, glorious St Patrick!

Thousands gather of Dublins O'Connell Street for this years St Patricks day parade (PA)

But beware the dangerous new tradition that paints 20th century Ireland as a grim theocracy

Mgr Tomas Halik is a deserving winner of the Templeton Prize

Mgr Tomas Halik speaks during a news conference after being awarded the 2014 Templeton Prize

Like John Paul II, he was ordained in secret and lived and worked under Communism for many years