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Daily readings: September 14-20

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Nm 21:4B-9; Ps 78; Phil 2:6-11; Jn 3:13-17 (Year A)

The king initially resisted executing Andrew on account of his bright personality

The saint who came from a family of martyrs

St Andrew Kim Taegon (September 20) was the first Korean Catholic priest


Print Edition: September 12 2014

This week we bring you reports on the unveiling of plans for the reinterment of Richard III and the stalling of the Cause of Fulton Sheen. Tributes are also paid to Catholic MP Jim Dobbin who passed away last weekend. Disabled comedian and actor Liz Carr explains why she is leading the fight against Lord […]

Cardinal Pell hailed the abbey school as ‘brave and important’  (CNS)

Australian cardinal makes comments during Mass of foundation for the School of the Annunciation in Devon

President Obama at the White House last night Below: A video of his address

US president lays out strategy for combating ISIS advance

Pope Francis established the Commission for the Protection of Minors   last December (AP)

More appointments to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors expected shortly

A newly married couple walk past Swiss Guards after meeting Pope Francis during a general audience last month (CNS)

Bishops’ conference presidents and leaders of Vatican congregations will also be at October meeting

Our cartoon (Christian Adams)

Parchments will soon only be available from the Vatican after a crackdown on shops selling them

Fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in July (AP)

Government flee after militants seize Tripoli and Benghazi