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Church now facing its own #MeToo moment, says Australian archbishop

'People are prepared to speak up in a way that they would never have done before,' the Archbishop of Brisbane said

Church now facing its own #MeToo moment, says Australian archbishop

‘People are prepared to speak up in a way that they would never have done before,’ the Archbishop of Brisbane said

Charlie Gard’s parents seek MP to lead ‘Charlie’s Law’ campaign

The proposed reform would give parents more say in choosing medical care for a child

Nearly 200 priests apply for gun permits after spate of murders in Philippines

The figures come after three priests were murdered in the space of a year

Kenyan priest suspended for rapping

The priest was told to ‘reconsider his ways’ after using rap music to attract young people to church

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Pope calls for Christian unity in Protestant heartland of Geneva

A ‘worldly mindset’ caused divisions in Christianity, the Pope said

Indian priest to speak at House of Lords on ‘benefits’ of yoga

Fr Joe Pereira says Iyengar Yoga can help people recover from drug addiction

Iraqi Sister who fled Islamic State is denied entry to Britain for the second time

Dominican Sister Ban Madleen was applying to visit her family

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/06/18

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Cardinal Schönborn: women priests ‘too profound a change’ for the Church

The cardinal said female deacons were a possibility, though

Cardinal McCarrick removed from public ministry after abuse allegation

The Holy See removed the former Archbishop of Washington from ministry over alleged abuse of a teen almost 50 years ago

Pope Francis condemns Trump administration’s migrant family-separation policy

The Pope backed US bishops’ statements that called the policy ‘immoral’

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Global restrictions on religion increasing, study says

The Pew study found 83 countries with ‘high or very high’ restrictions on religion

Dorothy Day: the perfect saint for our time

Before her conversion she was a bohemian who lived for free love. Now she’s on the road to canonisation

What happened when a priest watched Love Island

Everyone is talking about it – but what does that say about us?

Individual bishops should decide about Communion in mixed marriages, Pope says

Pope Francis said Canon Law does not provide for nationwide policies, as the German bishops had wanted

St Thomas More died for the Faith, not for religious freedom

The US bishops present More as a martyr of conscience. But it was a Catholic conscience before all else

Archbishop Lefebvre’s surprising legacy

The SSPX founder changed the Church, but in ways he could never have imagined

The West is rediscovering the sacred

In the global culture war, secularism is suddenly facing a strong challenge

Will Ireland’s Catholic hospitals defy Varadkar?

The prime minister is demanding that Catholic hospitals perform abortions. Will they comply?

Why is Rome sidelining the Ukrainian Catholics?

Recent events show growing resentment within the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Even the most saintly Catholic families have their problems

Don’t be put off by extraordinary examples of holy families. They had plenty of troubles too.

Australia must realise: priests will never break the seal of the confessional

If the Australian state wants to make martyrs over the seal, it will find plenty of candidates

Popular devotions are back

As a new generation a priests revive beauty, the Church is undergoing a restoration

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