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Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2494


Bishop of Shrewsbury dedicates 2019 as Year of Holiness

  Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury has dedicated 2019 as the diocesan Year of Holiness. In a pastoral letter read in the churches of the Diocese of Shrewsbury on the First Sunday of Advent, Bishop Davies noted dark shadows in […]

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Statue of Our Lady of Walsingham comes to Shrewsbury Cathedral as part of national Dowry Tour

  The Slipper Chapel statue of Our Lady of Walsingham has visited Shrewsbury Cathedral as part of a national tour in preparation of rededicating England as the “Dowry of Mary”. The statue is being taken to every Catholic cathedral in […]

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Healing of U.S. woman is miracle needed for canonisation of Blessed John Henry Newman, say Vatican medics

The explicable healing of a young woman in America from life-threatening complications in her pregnancy has been confirmed by the Vatican as the second miracle required to recognise Blessed John Henry Newman as a saint. The woman, a law graduate […]

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Children and parishioners plant woodland oasis at rear of Wirral church

  Children and parishioners have planted about 60 trees at the rear of a Wirral church to create a woodland area of prayer and reflection. The Woodland Trust gave the cherry, rowan and birch saplings to St Michael and All […]

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New report blames ‘ultra-nationalism’ for recent surge in persecution of religious minorities

A surge in aggressive nationalism in key parts of the world is to blame for a rise in violence and other intimidation against religious minorities , according to a new report by Aid to the Church in Need. Assessing all […]

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Archbishop of Birmingham expresses remorse for ‘serious mistakes’ in clerical sex abuse cases

  Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham has apologised for clerical sex abuse in his archdiocese, admitting that “serious mistakes” have been made the past. The apology came during hours of questioning during a hearing of the Independent Inquiry into Child […]

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