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Still Life with Bible, by Vincent Van Gogh,1885 © Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Today’s Gospel in Art – Work for food that endures to eternal life
Gospel of 27th April 2020 – John 6:22-29After Jesus had fed the five thousand, his disciples saw him walking on the water. Next day, the crowd that ha…  Read More


Pope Francis: The Lord is always there for us
During Mass at Casa Santa Marta on Sunday, Pope Francis particularly prayed “for all those who are suffering from sadness, because they are alone or b…  Read More


London: Catechesis sessions online for Catholic Young Adults
London Catholic Young Adults are planning on running catechesis sessions for the group during the coronavirus lockdown. These will be run by a priest …  Read More


Pope Francis with icon of Salus Populi Romani
Pope issues Letter and Marian prayers for month of May
Pope Francis published a letter and two prayers to Our Lady yesterday, to to encourage the faithful to “rediscover the beauty of praying the rosary a…  Read More


Ireland: Survey finds people praying more since virus lockdown
A new poll from Amarach Research, commissioned by The Iona Institute, looks at how religious practice is taking place during the lockdown. It has foun…  Read More
Baroness Helen Liddell
Scotland: Safeguarding review continues during Covid-19
The Independent Review Group (IRG), set up by the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland and chaired by Baroness Helen Liddell, to monitor the implementation…  Read More


US-Mexico border: Those bones will rise again
“The hand of Spirit came upon me and set me in the centre of the plain that was now filled with bones. Spirit made me walk in every direction so that …  Read More


Protester at last year's Arms Fair in London - image ICN/JS
Open letter on military spending and Covid-19 pandemic
Theresa Alessandro, Director of Pax Christi (UK) has joined 18 other peace organisations to sign this open letter, appealing for military resources to…  Read More


Saint Of The Day

Saint of the Day

St Zita

Domestic servant. Patron of maidservants. Born at Monsagrati, in 1218, she worked for the Farinelli household all her life, from the age of 12. She wa…  Read More

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