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Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Thomas An-Zu Chung as the next Metropolitan Archbishop of Taipei

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Entrance to the Vatican Museums will only be possible via prior reservation. All visitors will be required to wear a mask.

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is reopening this weekend, after being closed in late March due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Pope Francis has entrusted China to the Blessed Virgin Mary and asked people to pray for a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the country

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We asked Catholic Herald friends and contributors what’s getting them through the lockdown Fr Christopher Colven Ministering in central London, I have been..
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Glastonbury! What a wealth of – mostly strange – associations that name conjures up! The little town in the West of England has a cultural significance out..
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A monastic choir, the saying goes, is never more itself than when it is alone. For my community of apostolic Dominican sisters, the coronavirus pandemic has..
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Catholics are calling for a public investigation into why so many elderly people have died in British nursing homes during the coronavirus crisis

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America needs "more prayer, not less," President Donald Trump said

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The Governor of Minnesota has issued an order allowing for the resumption of limited public worship gatherings, days after the bishops of the state said they..
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'Consedere', a term from an ancient Collect, expresses the dignity we all share

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Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato si’ can best be understood as a contribution to a centuries-long papal response to “modern” ideas of freedom and..
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At noon today, Catholics around the world are invited to recite the “Common Prayer for the 5th Anniversary of Laudato si“. This “Global Prayer” event..
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For the Sunday after the Ascension

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The coronavirus, and the government-imposed lookdowns, pose an especially serious threat in countries where many poor families live in “informal settlements”..
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A community in East London is coming together to restore its church to former glory. St Antony of Padua in the Diocese of Brentwood was built in the early 1880s..
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The history of Catholics in South Africa dates from the colony’s earliest days. Founded by the Dutch East India Company in 1652, it was intended as a mere..
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The Mirror and The Light, Hilary Mantel’s fictional take on Thomas Cromwell – now in the running for a third Man Booker Prize – is just the latest attempt..
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The uncertainty and restrictive measures in place due to the coronavirus caused an increase in prayers in Italy, a recent study said.

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Bishop Mark Davies suggested the country would have to face “searching questions” in the wake of the crisis

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A report has called for Australia’s bishops to give laypeople a greater say in the running of the Church, open up Church finances to the public and put more..
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“We have this responsibility to take care of the spiritual needs of our people,” the archbishop said

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A group of 100 young Catholics have launched a legal challenge to Belgium's church closure order

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Cardinal Michael Czerny is urging “ecological conversion” in keeping with Pope Francis’s encyclical letter, Laudato si’, on responsible stewardship of..
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After the Vatican stopped livestreaming Pope Francis’ daily Masses this week, Catholics from around the world have urged the Pope to resume the..
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Dr Francis Collins, a prominent Christian geneticist and head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US, was named the winner of the 2020 Templeton..
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Catholic opponents of the death penalty have criticised the execution of a convicted murderer in Missouri, the first execution to happen during the..
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As Israel’s new government considers annexing parts of the West Bank, the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s chief negotiator appealed to the Vatican..
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The US Department of Justice is challenging the "unequal treatment of faith communities" in California's coronavirus reopening plan

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The bishops of Minnesota are to defy a statewide order prohibiting religious gatherings exceeding 10 people

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A new law treating all adults in England as potential organ donors unless they opt out “potentially undermines the concept of donation as a gift,” bishops..
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“As he said this he was lifted up while they looked on, and a cloud took him from their sight.” From a superficial perspective the Ascension might well be..
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Minnesota's Catholic bishops and Lutheran leaders say they will defy the Governor's limits of church attendance.

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Facebook says it is responding to long-standing questions about content moderation and censorship by appointing an independent oversight board to help set..
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Catholic churches in Northern Ireland started to open their doors yesterday

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Pope Francis has moved the office of the Vatican’s financial records database under the management of the Secretariat for the Economy - reversing a decision he..
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Fr Adolfo Nicolás, the 30th superior general of the Society of Jesus, died in Tokyo on Wednesday

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The sisters fighting human trafficking in India, even during lockdown.

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Schools 'must be provided with clear information,' the Director of the Catholic Education Service said

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Three members of the Redemptorist community at a Houston parish have tested positive for coronavirus, forcing the parish to close after having re-opened earlier..
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Bishop Andrew Bellisario of Juneau will be the first archbishop of the new archdiocese

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The Church in Lebanon has announced that it will make its land freely available to citizens struggling to provide for themselves during the coronavirus..
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Young men and women today can learn from the example of St John Paul II, who proved that life's difficulties are not an obstacle to holiness and..
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Today is St Dunstan's Day... the saint who took the devil by the nose

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The UK Government’s phased plan to lift the coronavirus lockdown leaves churches closed until at least July 4, over a month after non-essential retail reopens..
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Acedia may be less well-known than other vices, but it is no less spiritually dangerous

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Cardinal Joseph Tobin has announced a three-phase gradual reopening process for churches in his archdiocese.

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As Rome reopened shops and restaurants on Monday, Catholics rejoiced in being able to attend Mass again for the first time in 10 weeks

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An English bishop died on Monday after contracting the coronavirus

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The Council ruled that the ban on religious gatherings is disproportionate and ordered the government to lift it within eight days.

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