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Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2494


Wirral Catholic address MPs on threat of climate change to developing countries

  A Catholic campaigner from the Wirral recently travelled to Parliament to address MPs at a reception, calling on them to ensure Britain no longer contributes to climate change by 2045. Anna Fraine, 23, who volunteers for the Catholic development […]

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‘A day of rejoicing’ as Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Catholic cleared of blasphemy, finally flies to asylum in Canada

Asia Bibi’s flight to Canada has been hailed as “the news we had all been hoping and praying for” – according to the head of a Catholic organisation committed to helping victims of injustice in Pakistan. Father Emmanuel ‘Mani’ Yousaf, […]

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Zimbabwean bishops agree to open sainthood cause of John Bradburne

  A British missionary murdered when he refused to abandon a leper colony in Zimbabwe is to be placed on the road to sainthood. Cumbria-born John Bradburne is to become the latest Briton to be considered for sainthood after the […]

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‘Bitter and intolerant’ Britain needs the light of Easter, says Bishop

The British national character appears to be changing amid an atmosphere in public debate of “bitterness and intolerance”, the Bishop of Shrewsbury said in his Easter homily. The Rt Rev. Mark Davies reflected on how legitimate differences of opinion were […]

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Bishop Davies: Faithful are called to continually purify ‘the Holy Catholic Church’

  The faithful have the responsibility of purifying the Catholic Church through their growth in holiness, the Bishop of Shrewsbury has said. In a homily preached at the Mass of Sacred Chrism April 17, Bishop Mark Davies reminded the congregation […]

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‘No-fault’ divorce will trivialise break up of marriages, says Bishop of Shrewsbury

  The Bishop of Shrewsbury has criticised proposals to introduce “no-fault” divorces, saying the reforms would trivialise the break-up of marriages. Under reforms announced by David Gauke, the Justice Secretary, a spouse could file for a divorce simply by making […]

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