Latest news: Society of St Pius X bishop warns against ‘political deal,’ Catholic adoption agency considers appeal, mourners gather for bishop’s funeral, Italian priest shot by hunter

Bishop Richard Williamson

Bishop Richard Williamson of the Society of St Pius X (SSPX), one of the four bishops illicitly ordained by the late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre in 1988, is warning against a possible ‘political deal’ between the society and the Holy See that would simply sideline doctrinal differences.

http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=7301

Catholic Care considers appeal against Charity Commission over gay adoption

http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/channels/Governance/Article/1023622/Catholic-Care-considers-appeal-against-Charity-Commission-gay-adoption/

More than 2000 people are expected to attend the funeral of the former Bishop of Clifton in Bristol.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-11068351

Fr Francesco Cassol, 55, an Italian priest, was shot dead while on a spiritual retreat in the countryside after apparently being mistaken by a hunter for a wild boar.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/7960132/Italian-priest-shot-dead-after-being-mistaken-for-wild-boar.html

Top Vatican abuse prosecutor Mgr Charles Scicluna recalls Pope’s anger, determination. For article and video visit:

http://liveshots.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/08/23/vatican-sex-abuse-prosecutor-talks-to-fox/

The BBC has been given unprecedented access to China’s state-sanctioned Protestant and Catholic churches, to examine why the government seems so keen to invest in religion.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11020947

Noting the importance of grandparents for family life, Irish Bishop John McAreavey said: “At a time when many parents are as some say ‘money-rich but time-poor,’ the one thing that grandparents can do is offer time and interest and attention.”

http://www.zenit.org/article-30131?l=english

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