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An anti-bigotry film by Bellshill Academy and Cardinal Newman High School, the idea of Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland (above), will be shown in schools.

Two men detained over deaths in Catholic Sharkey family in Helensburgh fire.

UK ordinariate adapts Anglican prayers for Catholic use.


Papal Legate to Eucharistic Congress: IEC2012 an extraordinary moment  for Irish Church.

Philadelphia to host much smaller family gathering, Archbishop Charles Chaput says.


Pope Benedict XVI to lead traditional Corpus Christi procession tomorrow and celebrate Mass.

Vatican says Pope’s butler formally questioned in leaks probe; risks 1-6 years if convicted.

Vatican denies Pope’s butler was ‘double agent‘ in Vatileaks.

Homes belonging to Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, the former head of the Vatican’s bank, were searched by Italian police in connection with a corruption probe into defence technology group Finmeccanica, Naples prosecutors said yesterday.


Analysis: What’s at stake in Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Philadelphia.


Comments - One Response

  1. Philip M. McGhee says:

    Re: Liturgical books for Anglican usage. Only Cranmerian English? Some of the current Anglican liturgical books have a dignified modern English,which should also certainly be included in books for the Anglican usage. Its quality is a certainly higher than that of the English in the Roman Missal,3rd edition. And why not use Cranmer’s beautiful Eucharistic prayer wiht a Catholic understanding? If Addai and Mari is acceptable, Cranmer’s text at least has the Words os Institution,as well as an Epiclesis.

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