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Topic: priests

Meet 10 of the world’s most amazing priests

As the heart of St John Vianney, patron of parish priests, visits England Mary O’Regan profiles 10 priests leading remarkable lives

Only a proper understanding of the priesthood will renew the Irish Church

Ireland has seen two nasty extremes: fawning over and hatred of priests. The solution lies in rediscovering what the priesthood is about

It’s becoming hard to find an Aussie priest

Soon one in four priests in Australia will be foreign-born or on visas

Let dispensed priests play active parish role, Vatican urges bishops

Priests who leave their ministry to marry could continue to teach theology and administer the Eucharist, says Vatican cardinal

Let’s move on from condoms. What the Pope said about the priesthood is more interesting

Despite the furore over condoms, Light of the World, the book-length interview with Pope Benedict, is about a whole lot more than sex.

Boom time for Westminster seminaries

Despite a gloomy nation-wide picture, Westminster diocese has experienced an increase in vocations

Priests care for the people, but who cares for priests?

Clergy need a forum where they can express their fears and anxieties freely, says Ulick Loring

Benedict XVI asks youths to support their priests

Pontiff travels to the Italian town of Sulmona to mark the 800th anniversary of the birth of Pope Celestine V