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Fourth Sunday of Easter, Acts 2:14, 36-41; Ps 23; 1 Pet 2:20-25; Jn 10:1-10 (Year A)


Print Edition: 9 May 2014

This week we report on Archbishop Mennini’s call for strong resistance to the introduction of assisted suicide in the UK and we remember Fr Mark Elvins, the well-known Catholic author, who passed away on May 1. We also bring you an exclusive piece, where we ask Bishop Philip Egan, Fr Tim Finnigan, Dr Joseph Shaw, […]

A displaced boy holds a child as he sits on a bench on a 40-acre diocesan compound in Bossangoa (CNS)

Bishop says he and three parish priests narrowly escaped being killed by Islamist rebels

Pope Francis will address the heads of the UN’s agencies amid claims that UN committees are unfairly targeting the Catholic Church   (PA)

Pope expected to urge UN to focus on its founding mission after ‘surreal’ questioning of Church record on torture

Archbishop Mennini, apostolic 
nuncio to Great Britain (Photo: Mazur)

Archbishop Mennini expresses concerns in speech to Bishops’ Conference

Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

Cardinal Müller criticises Leadership Conference of Women Religious for honouring criticised Catholic theologian

In 2012 there were 16.4 million baptisms, according to new figures (Photo: CNS)

Number of Catholics grew by 14 million in a year, according to newly released figures

Pope Francis embraces Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, at the Vatican (CNS)

Bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’s trip will promote Christian unity

'Still today there are people who kill, who persecute in the name of God' (Photo: PA)

His comments in homily follow the printing of photographs apparently showing crucifixions in Syria

The Crowdfunder appeal

Manchester priest is raising money to turn presbytery into community centre