Once, while living in a non-Catholic-owned dormitory, I realized and was amazed at how the pastor and members of that non-Catholic
Church were so passionate about social justice and equality among people.
The Catholic influence was growing, but there was still a sense of mistrust and prejudice from non-Catholic
Christian couple says Pope Francis' ideology is progressive
The rate of ecumenical marriages (a Catholic marrying a baptized non-Catholic
) and interfaith marriages (a Catholic marrying a non-baptized non-Christian) varies by region.
ROME * The Vatican has asked Germany's Catholic bishops to adapt a proposal to allow non-Catholic
spouses to receive Communion so it might satisfy objections from a minority of the country's prelates, who questioned the doctrinal legitimacy of the initiative.
A HEADTEACHER says his school has lost around 150 pupils since free bus travel for its non-Catholic
students was axed.
pupils must pay to use the Flintshire County Council bus, or for a more expensive pass on a minibus operated by the school.
The rise in those with no religion has been accompanied by a decline in the percentages of Protestants and other non-Catholic
Christians, the ranks of which have fallen from as high as 70% of the population, down to about 50% today.
A blog post asked whether non-Catholic
students should get a pass on attending religious services and courses in Catholic schools.
It is hoped the discussions will result in a return to both Catholic and non-Catholic
pupils sharing the same buses to and from St Benet Biscop Catholic High in Bedlington.
Very soon afterwards, the decision was made (by the archdiocese) to treat a non-Catholic
boy differently to that of a Catholic and to oppose his claim for compensation for sexual abuse.
He concludes that marriages between Catholic and non-Catholic
Christians face fewer challenges today and far fewer than do Muslim-Christian marriages.