A German bishop’s powerful tirade against clericalism, the new Vatican synod secretary on authentic “conversion”, a priest who went viral blasting Catholic “bouncers”… here’s what you read on last month
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From Catholic reactions to the latest developments on the campaign trail in the US to gender justice in the Church, here’s what you read on Novena in September.
From the death in Brazil of liberation theology hero Bishop Pedro Casaldáliga or the US Church between social justice unrest and November’s presidential elections to a brave German abbess prosecuted for sheltering refugees, here’s what you read on Novena in August.
From a controversial new Vatican instruction resurrecting clericalism to the controversy over Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia passing through the ever-growing demands for women’s ordination, these were your favourite stories on Novena in July.
From German religious questioning Church hierarchies to a hint of Catholic-Lutheran reconciliation in 2021 passing through the Church and the Black Lives Matter movement, here are the stories you most responded to on Novena in June.
From the wisdom of the soon-to-be canonised humble hermit in the Sahara, Charles de Foucauld, to the Archbishop Viganò-Cardinal Müller tinhat warning of COVID-19 “world government beyond control”, here’s what you read on Novena in May.
From a German bishop’s criticism of “whining” demands for Mass during the COVID-19 pandemic to the Orthodox Church’s strong condemnation of Christian nationalism, here are Novena’s ten most-read stories in April.
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In case you missed them… from an inspiring British lesbian who met the Pope to a new female Catholic “pastor” in Germany, here are Novena’s ten most-read stories in November.
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