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Minority mission: Pope to encourage Thailand’s small Catholic community

he theme of Pope Francis' visit to Thailand is focused on mission, but in the Asian country where Catholics are a tiny minority, that mission is less about proclamation and more about witness, service and dialogue.

Daytime vandalisation of Irish Carmelite monastery shocks locals

A group broke into an Irish Carmelite monastery during the daytime, vandalised its chapel and shouted slurs at the elderly nuns who lived there.

Pope Francis’ lunch with the poor

Pope Francis joins some 1.500 poor people and volunteers for lunch marking the 3rd World Day of the Poor.

Thai bishop: Pope’s visit a significant moment for small Catholic community

Pope Francis’ trip to Thailand is a meaningful moment for the small Catholic community, and marks an important anniversary in the life of the Catholic Church in the southeast Asian country, the secretary general of the Thailand bishops’ conference said.

Rest in peace Fr Noel Hanrahan MHM

It is with regret that we inform you of the death at 14:20 hours on Thursday 11 July, in St James’s Hospital, Dublin, aged 90, of Father Noel Hanrahan MHM.

Priest: We need to praise what is good, true in the Muslim faith

VATICAN CITY — Not only is there a good deal in common between Muslims and Christians, but Catholics are called to respect and work...