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Topic: Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi

Rock band plays concert for Vatican officials

The band’s singer tells audience how he swapped ‘alcohol, drugs and women’ for joy of faith

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A turbulent priest goes on the warpath against the ‘bad masters’ of the Italian Catholic Church

A monk, two popular priests and even a Vatican cardinal have felt the wrath of an Opus Dei scholar

Debate: Does it matter if a priest is a bad public speaker?

Is good oratory absolutely crucial or is it low down on the list of sought after priestly qualities?

Vatican cardinal urges priests to spice up ‘dull, irrelevant’ sermons

Cardinal Ravasi says priests should use dramatic stories and imagery from the Bible to add colour to their homilies

Vatican invites Catholic bloggers to Rome

Pontifical Council for Social Communications to host meeting on May 2