This week's opinions

6-BISHOP-KEENAN

Midwives: ‘Denied their basic human right to freedom of belief in the course of their employment’

December 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

I read with disappointment and concern the United Kingdom's Supreme Court judgement against two Scottish midwives, Connie Wood and Mary Doogan, who have today been denied their basic human right to freedom of belief in the course of their employment in the NHS. In short they have lost their jobs because they were pro-life. At the same time the courageous and convincing witness of these two women, ready to take on the might of the establishment no matter what the personal cost, makes me and many others more certain than ever that the final victory of a free and ... continue reading.
11 MIDWIVES 2014

Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

December 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


Hostage runs towards police officer outside cafe in Sydney

Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

December 16th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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4-POPE-ON-DEATH-PENALTY

Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

December 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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11-ARCHBISHOP-TARTAGLIA

Unite behind social justice cry

December 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This week’s editorial... continue reading.


10-JEAN-BELIVEAU

Honouring talent and grace—Jean Beliveau

December 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Cardinals of St. Louis

Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

December 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Comfort in God’s creature

December 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It is comforting when Pope Francis shows the gentle care and mercy we all so admire in the Holy Father, the Good Shepherd responding to the spiritual needs of the soul before him without tying himself in doctrinal knots, writes Beth Thomson... continue reading.


Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

December 9th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Bullet Cross: ‘There are things that can only be seen by eyes that have cried’

December 8th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCO/SCIAF blog from Africa December 2014: 4 Home from Africa... continue reading.



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