Catholicism

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Hans Küng obituary
Charismatic Catholic priest and theologian whose liberalism progressively estranged him from the Vatican

Peter Stanford

08, Apr, 2021 @2:13 PM

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A cartoon before first communion: Susan Kandel’s best photograph
‘Left to her own devices, she’d be in a T-shirt and out in the dirt. But she’s been told to be good, stand still and not mess up her dress’

Interview by Henry Yates

07, Apr, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Far right puts brakes on a new law that aims to stamp out homophobia in Italy
Attacks on gay people continue unchecked as activists step up their 25-year battle to win LGBT rights

Angela Giuffrida

04, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Police break up Good Friday church service over apparent Covid rule breaches
Worshippers at Christ the King Polish Catholic church in London told they could be fined or arrested

Harry Taylor

03, Apr, 2021 @5:14 PM

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I thought I was over my Catholic guilt about being gay. Maybe I was wrong? | Antoun Issa
An adolescence of shame about being LGBTQ+ can have lingering effects on our behaviour that stretch well into adulthood

Antoun Issa

01, Apr, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Francesco review – a baffling papal love-in
Evgeny Afineevsky’s documentary on Pope Francis goes one further than the recent Wim Wenders film by discussing child abuse, but is still another baffling act of hagiography

Peter Bradshaw

26, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Elton John criticises 'hypocritical' Vatican over same-sex stance
Singer tweets that Holy See indirectly invested in his Rocketman biopic

Angela Giuffrida

16, Mar, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Catholic order pledges $100m in reparations to descendants of enslaved people
Leaders of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States promise to raise sum to begin ‘process of truth and reconciliation’

Miranda Bryant

16, Mar, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Mavis Johns obituary
Other Lives: Infant school teacher who was much involved in the musical world of her local community

Cathy Johns

10, Mar, 2021 @5:32 PM

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It's a sin! Priests finally reveal the secrets of the confessional
What’s the most common transgression people feel guilty about? Sex, of course. Now, in a controversial new French book, Catholic clergymen unveil some surprising intimate details

10, Mar, 2021 @2:41 PM

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A knitted brow over a woolly question | Brief letters
Letters: Pope Francis in Iraq | Marriage rights | Women’s lives | NHS pay rise | Bobble mystery

Letters

08, Mar, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Pope Francis and Grand Ayatollah Sistani call for unity at Iraq meeting
Catholic and Shia leaders strengthen dialogue between their faiths on first ever papal visit to the country

Harriet Sherwood and agencies in Iraq

06, Mar, 2021 @12:21 PM

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