John Henry Newman was a pastor, scholar and priest of heroic virtue. 9 October is his feast day and, this year, it falls just a few days short of the one-year anniversary of that sunny day in Rome that saw Pope Francis canonise Newman.
Fratelli tutti is the title Pope Francis has chosen for his encyclical letter dedicated to "human fraternity" and "social friendship".
Catholic churches that can safely do so have resumed collective acts of worship such as the celebration of Mass. This guidance covers: Mass, Concelebration, Confession, Funerals, Baptism, Marriage and Pastoral Care of the Sick.
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You can read the Bishops’ Conference guidance notes intended to assist Parish Priests to facilitate collective worship safely (i.e. providing the least possible risk of transmission of the virus). The guidance has been compiled with detailed public health advice and scrutiny and complies with the principles established by Government. Read more. Resources, live streams and more information can be found in our Coronavirus (COVID-19) section.
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