In November 2016, the International Medical Committee of Lourdes confirmed the nun's "unexplained healing, in the current state of scientific knowledge."
A pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago has historically been many things, including, in the Middle Ages, a penance for one’s sins. Last year, 277,915 athletes, bikers, families and friends made the Way of St. James a challenge, vacation or spiritual experience.
Local councils in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Manchester are considering establishing buffer zones around abortion clinics.
On Wednesday, the German bishops’ conference sought to correct reports that the cardinal endorsed the blessing of same-sex unions.
The law has fueled a diplomatic crisis with Israel, which fears it would enable Poland to whitewash the role of the Poles who killed or denounced Jews during the Holocaust.