Offence Taken

Francisc Dobos, a senior Roman Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Bucharest, who referenced fear of the coronavirus during a sermon about Christian disciples’ fear of Jews said that people who accused him of anti-Semitic speech were “biased” against him. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Mixed Message

Bishop Josep Maria Abella, who has been appointed the new Roman Catholic bishop of Fukuoka in Japan, says the announcement surprised him as it comes at a time when almost all church activities are suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Aqua Vitae

A clip of Pope Francis holding Scotch whisky and saying it is “the real holy water” has been censored ahead of a new documentary about Scottish seminarians in Rome. The clip showed the Pope accepting a bottle of Oban malt … [CLICK TO READ MORE]