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Bishops accuse BBC of ‘bigotry’ after Rees-Mogg interview

They condemned an interview where the Catholic politician was repeatedly questioned on his faith

Pope prays that Catholics in China may live their faith in peace

Pope Francis prayed that Chinese Catholics may live ‘in full communion with the successor of Peter’

Archbishop Wilson to stand aside after conviction for concealing abuse

The Archbishop of Adelaide will stand down from administrative duties, and may formally resign at a later date

Vatican bank’s net profit down by €4 million, report says

The bank’s net profit for 2017 was €31.9 million, compared to €36 million in 2016

Bishops accuse BBC of ‘bigotry’ after Rees-Mogg interview

They condemned an interview where the Catholic politician was repeatedly questioned on his faith

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/05/18

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Cardinal Brandmüller: those who call for women priests are ‘heretics’ and ‘excommunicated’

The Cardinal was responding to German politician Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who called for female ordination

Pope Francis: it is not a sin to criticise the Pope

The Pope told Italy’s bishops to speak openly about their concerns

Australian archbishop convicted of concealing child sexual abuse

He is the most senior cleric ever convicted of the crime

Who are the 14 new cardinals?

The new cardinals include the patriarch of the Chaldean Church and the prefect of the CDF

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/05/18

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Pope Francis celebrates first feast of ‘Mary, Mother of the Church’

The Church should have the attitude of a wife and a mother, the Pope said

Pope Francis said ‘that you are gay does not matter’, abuse survivor claims

Juan Carlos Cruz said the Pope told him ‘God made you like this and loves you like this’

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Bishop Curry’s sermon was admirable – but he left something out

Human goodwill will seriously go astray unless it has a profound understanding of God’s law

Innocent priests also suffered in the abuse crisis

Fr Barry O’Sullivan speaks to six priests about the crushing blow the scandal had on them

Pope Francis now faces a terrible dilemma over Chile

Whether or not he accepts the bishops’ resignations, the problem will not go away

How following Humanae Vitae can lead to a happier, more fulfilled life

Embracing Humanae Vitae means a decisive rejection of worldly values

The Vatican is walking into a trap if it does a deal with communist China

The Holy See would lose credibility once communism falls

Chile’s bishops have offered to resign. That’s still not enough

Some bishops may want to disappear into retirement. But given the seriousness of the allegations, there should be legal proceedings

This is the man to watch at the Royal Wedding

The Presiding Bishop of the US Episcopal Church is the best preacher in the Anglican world. How will he use his pulpit?

The new Vatican document affirms that the economy must be people-centred

Oeconomicae et Pecuniariae Questiones has its limitations, but it rightly insists on the moral basis of the market

The best Vatican document on economics for some time

‘Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones’ is a serious and constructive contribution that ranks alongside ‘Rerum Novarum’

How the BBC lost (and found) the plot with Fr John Gerard

When a TV series claimed that Fr John Gerard blessed the Gunpowder Plot, I complained. The response was gratifying

Will tech giants sway Ireland’s abortion referendum?

By restricting online advertising, tech giants could tip the balance in this month’s abortion referendum

London’s anti-Catholic riots were the bloodiest in British history

This book extract explores the Gordon Riots of 1780, whipped up by anti-‘Papist’ hysteria

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