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During a morning Mass homily, the Pope prayed for the grace ‘to await Christmas sincerely recognising our wounds and sins’

The words of Pope Pius XII helped me to understand the seriousness of sin

The Pope was speaking during his latest general audience in St Peter’s Square

Sins of the saints

Augustine was not the only saint to have ‘once been a great sinner’. Beyond the hagiographies many lived lives of great scandal

The Church may be quite good at handing out punishments, but seems less good in letting some sinners know they are forgiven

Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2 chr 36:14-16 & 19-23; eph 2: 4-10; jn 3:14-21 (year b)

Third Sunday of Lent, ex 20:1-17; 1 cor 1:22-25; jn 2:13-25 (year b)

Bishop of Portsmouth asks Catholics to use Lent as a time to repent of sins committed on social media

To kneel rather than sit helps distinguish Confession from psychotherapy sessions

Too often the media is used to inflict cruelty on our fellow human beings. It’s time consumers acted