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Irish doctors question readiness to introduce legal abortion
Sep 20, 2018 - 04:06 pm
  • Most physicians in the Republic of Ireland are unwilling to perform abortions despite the repeal of an amendment which legally protected the unborn, and many are also concerned about whether there are adequate preparations for the procedure.
Experts respond to new policies for handling allegations against bishops
Sep 20, 2018 - 03:45 pm
  • Following the announcement of new policies for bishops by the USCCB, experts in the fields of law and child protection have been considering their potential effectiveness.
Catholics in Korea look to martyrs amid nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang
Sep 20, 2018 - 03:42 pm
  • As nuclear negotiations with North Korea continue, Catholics in South Korea are encouraging devotion to their martyr saints and renewing prayers for peace on the peninsula.
'Leave no stone unturned,' Cardinal Dolan tells NY archdiocesan investigator
Sep 20, 2018 - 01:48 pm
  • The Archbishop of New York has announced the appointment of an archdiocesan special counsel, who will be tasked with an independent review of protocols for responding to allegations of sexual abuse.
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Sunday Gospel Dec. 24, 2017
  • (Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent.  Listen: Gospel  - Lk 1:26 - 38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of ...
Pope meets Ecuadoran president
  • Pope Francis, Saturday morning, received in the Vatican President ‎Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés of Ecuador, who later held talks with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. In a brief communique, the Holy See’s Press Office said that “during ...
Pope urges precise and complete news reporting
  • Pope Francis has urged that "news be communicated with serenity, precision and completeness, using a calm ‎language in favour of a fruitful reflection; thoughtful and clear words, which reject the tempers of ‎allusive, clamorous and ambiguous speech,  Pope Francis told representatives of Italian periodicals on Saturday.  “It is ...
Vatican and WCC plan world conference on combating xenophobia
  • (Vatican Radio) The Vatican and the World Council of Churches on Friday concluded a three day meeting exploring ways of combating xenophobia that is often provoked and exploited by populist policies. A recent UNHCR report spoke of responses to the global migration and refugee crisis as marked by “toxic” ...