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18 July 2014 15:37 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Pope Francis has learnt “with dismay” of the Malaysian airliner that crashed in rebel-held eastern Ukraine yesterday.

21 July 2014 15:02 by Ruth Gledhill

The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to reassure other Churches that the Church of England is continuing on its "quest" for unity after concern and dismay was expressed about the decision to ordain women bishops.

21 July 2014 14:33 by Liz Dodd

Catholics have paid tribute to Stratford “Strat” Caldecott, the Catholic author and publisher who died of prostate cancer last week aged 60.

18 July 2014 13:36 by Ruth Gledhill, Abigail Frymann Rouch

Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying bill, which would allow doctors to hasten the death of terminally ill patients thought to have under six months to live, passed its second reading in the Lords on Friday despite vigorous campaigning by faith leaders, and now passes to committee stage.

18 July 2014 12:55 by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt

A bitter clash between the Catholic Church and the Lutherans in Germany is threatening the planned joint celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

21 July 2014 11:28 by Isabel de Bertodano

The Catholic University of La Plata has said it wholeheartedly supports Archbishop Héctor Aguer who condemned as “abominable” the filming of a promotional gay video in the city cathedral.

17 July 2014 12:18 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Pope Francis and the Governor of the Bank of England both stressed this week that the human person must be at the centre of the global economy.

17 July 2014 12:15 by Christopher Lamb

A prominent Catholic secondary school has been ordered to change its admissions procedures after the school’s adjudicator found it was favouring white middle-class pupils.

17 July 2014 12:20

A former sacristan for the Knights of Malta has pleaded guilty to nine sex offences including those against boys as young as 11 he had met in the 1960s and 70s.

17 July 2014 12:21 by Michael Sean Winters

A week after a group of religious leaders wrote to President Barack Obama urging him to enact religious exemptions in a forthcoming LBGT anti-discrimination rule, a different group of religious leaders sent a letter to the president, urging that no such religious exemptions be included.