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Pope Francis: The world will end with peace

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service Believing in eternity and in the final establishment of the kingdom of God, Christians throughout history – starting with the disciples – were filled with questions such as when the end will come and what will happen to the created world, Pope Francis said.

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The woman priest debate

The recent ordination in South Africa of a woman, Dr Mary Ryan, to the Catholic priesthood — an illicit and invalid act in Church law — has inevitably revived a long-running debate.

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The pervasive Catholic spirit of Paris

In October a group of Southern Cross pilgrims, led by Bishop João Rodrigues of Tzaneen, returned from a pilgrimage to Portugal,Spain and France. In the final of four articles, Günther Simmermacher looks at the spirit of Catholicism in Paris.

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A Catholic-Anglican bond

A  special ecumenical vocation was born when a French priest met an Anglican aristocrat on a Portuguese island.

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Keep your words sweet

While working on training material for a communications course recently, I was reminded of something one of our teachers told us way back in Grade 9 (or Standard 7).

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What sort of king is Our Lord?

BY FR RALPH DE HAHN Pope Pius XI instituted the feast of Christ the King, this year on November 23, in 1925. Yet today our people of different tongues and culture fail to comprehend this kingship.

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