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Blessed Oscar Romero, murdered for his Faith

August 18th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

“We know that every effort to better society, especially when injustice and sin are so ingrained, is an effort that God blesses, that God wants, that God demands of us.” These words were spoken by Archbishop Oscar Romero moments before he was shot while celebrating Mass in the Church of the Divine Providence Hospital in San Salvador on March 24, 1980. His homily was halted by the gunshot which killed him. That a priest should be murdered while celebrating Mass was shocking news to those of us who heard it at the time. It seemed outrageous that something so heinous should ... continue reading.

Communities based on love of God

August 11th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Journalist BRANDON MCGINLEY writes a letter on true friendship from Catholic America. - BY BRANDON MCGINLEY ... continue reading.


September 11 hero is worthy of sainthood

July 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

CLAIRE WARD pays tribute to the first known casualty of 9/11 - By Claire Ward ... continue reading.


All aboard—the next stop is salvation

July 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

HELEN BORDER from Friends of Divine Mercy invites you to journey on a special touring bus... continue reading.


Listening to the angels

July 14th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JOE MCGRATH explores the influence of TV, press and radio By Joe McGrath ... continue reading.

Toddler plays with mother's rosary at pro-life youth rally and Mass ahead of March for Life in Washington

Fitting our Faith into a world of secularism

July 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Journalist Brandon McGinley writes a letter from Catholic America - By Brandon McGinley ... continue reading.

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Love in our hearts trumps others’ hate

June 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When we live in fear of checking the news, Faith helps us deal with the stuff of nightmares. By Sally Fraser... continue reading.

The need for truth and apologies

June 22nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry is now underway to the point where Lady Smith, the Chair, is hearing witnesses on behalf of different organisations involved in residential child care in Scotland within living memory. Many organisations within Scotland have been asked to report to the Inquiry and to give details about their involvement in such care, the Church is among them.... continue reading.

The light that shines through the dark

June 9th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After the terror attacks in England, Sr Roseann Reddy says we must value love over fear and hate... continue reading.

Let us never neglect the powerless

June 2nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Changes in his street prompt ROSS AHLFELD to reflect on the wider world and the need for kindness... continue reading.

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