The Pope’s recent absences raise questions about his health

On July 13, 2014, following the last-minute cancellation of his visit to Gemelli Hospital in Rome that had been scheduled for June 27, Pope Francis sent a video message apologizing to the patients and staff of that institution.  The Supreme Pontiff mentions a bad headache and nausea that came over him a few minutes before his departure for Gemelli... 


The Catholic Church in South Korea

Jeondong Cathedral in the city of Jeonju, in western South Korea. Statistics concerning the Korean Church revealed on December 31, 2013, that Korea has 5.4 million Catholics, which represents 10.7% of the population (total population: 50.2 million). The Church has 16 ecclesiastical districts; 1,673 parishes and 843 pastoral centers, with 35 bishops;... 


Sudan: Ban on the construction of new churches

Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala. The Sudanese government announced at the beginning of July blocking permits for the construction of new churches in the country.  “The legal situation for Christians in Sudan is really worrisome,” asserted Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, bishop of the south-Sudanese diocese of Tambura-Yambio, during a visit to the... 


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Masses in Scandinavia August 2014

Fr Lindström visits scandinavia Fr Sandmark visits stockholm 9 – 11 august NB:... 


Children’s summer camps UK 2014

Boys’ summer camp at St. Michael’s School 6th – 14th August (boys aged... 


United Kingdom : Retreats at St. Saviour’s House 2014

St. Saviour’s House St. Agnes avenue, Bristol bs4 2du telephone: 0117 977 5863 Women’s... 


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Press review: The controversy over the communion of “remarried” divorcees amplifies

Following the supposedly pastoral outreach to “remarried” divorcees proposed... 


A Split in the Church

Here is an extract from an interview with Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary... 


Is the Catholic Church on the Brink of a Schism?

On June 4, Professor Roberto de Mattei, of the European University of Rome, gave... 


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