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Palm Sunday in Ireland

Palm Sunday in Ireland

Father P.J. Hughes is the parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Mullahoran, a township in rural County Cavan, Ireland. He recently earned the dubious distinction of becoming the first Irish priest for centuries to find himself on the wrong side of the

Cardinal Dziwisz: St. John Paul II’s last days ‘a source of consolation’ for pandemic-hit world

Cardinal Dziwisz: St. John Paul II’s last days ‘a source of consolation’ for pandemic-hit world

People around the world continue to draw strength from the way that St. John Paul II faced his final days, his former personal secretary said on the 16th anniversary of the Polish pope’s death. Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz noted that this year’s anniversary fell on Good

Polish Catholic parish in London: Police ‘grossly exceeded powers’ in halting Good Friday service

Polish Catholic parish in London: Police ‘grossly exceeded powers’ in halting Good Friday service

A Polish Catholic parish in London, England, said Saturday that it believed that police “grossly exceeded their powers” when they halted a Good Friday service and ordered parishioners to go home. Police officers interrupted the Good Friday liturgy at Christ the King Church in Balham,

Catholic priest pursues legal challenge as Scottish government shifts on public Mass ban

Catholic priest pursues legal challenge as Scottish government shifts on public Mass ban

A Catholic priest will proceed with a challenge to the Scottish government’s ban on public worship on Thursday despite an announcement that restrictions will be lifted earlier than previously expected. Canon Tom White will press ahead with the hearing at Scotland’s supreme civil court on March