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Topic: Fr Tim Finigan

Debate: What is the point of Catholic blogging?

As controversy rages over Catholic blogs we ask five incisive writers what role blogging should really be playing in the Church’s life

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Kneeling is a vital part of Confession

To kneel rather than sit helps distinguish Confession from psychotherapy sessions

Pro-life campaigners must continue fighting the culture war

Campaigning against abortion leaves Catholics open to hostility, but that’s more reason to take up the placards and join a prayer-vigil

The secular media caricatures the Pope’s words, but the Holy Father must beware unwittingly fuelling media spin

Does Francis’s attempts to reach out to lapsed Catholics risk sapping the motivation of those who sacrifice much in the name of faith?

Some Catholic ‘traditionalists’ have about the same relationship with the Catholic tradition as the BNP with the English Conservative tradition

Pope Francis is sometimes unnerving. But he is after all the Pope, the Vicar of Christ. To some Catholics who claim to defend orthodox belief that means nothing

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/10/13

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Is Pope Francis thinking of appointing as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship a disciple of Annibale Bugnini deeply hostile to Benedict XVI’s reforms?

If Archbishop Piero Marini really is appointed, it will be an unmistakeable declaration that we are all to be plunged back into the hermeneutic of discontinuity and rupture

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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 22/05/13

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