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The Prime Minister of Canada met with Pope Francis today (29 May) where he asked for an apology from the Church for its role in a residential school system which saw indigenous children taken from their families and in some cases abused...


Condemning an economy that encourages speculation over entrepreneurship, warning priests that they share responsibility for the vocations crisis and telling young people they are right to be puzzled by nations that close their doors to people fleeing persecution, Pope Francis spent a busy day in Genoa...


This years’s Protestant 'Kirchentag', a bi-annual church festival which alternates with the Catholic 'Katholikentag', attracted over 140,000 guests from all over the world to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation...

 


Bangladesh has reinstalled a controversial statue in the grounds of the Supreme Court in Dhaka, just days following its removal after being deemed un-Islamic by religious hardliners, and sparking months of Islamist protests...


Christians in Egypt "are getting to this idea that we could be a martyr at any moment," the spokesman for the nation's Catholic bishops told Catholic News Service...


The Christian road map for life's journey is to keep Jesus in one's heart, one's eyes on heaven and one's feet on the ground, spreading the Gospel, Pope Francis said during a morning Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae...


As his vicar for the Diocese of Rome, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Angelo De Donatis, an auxiliary bishop and well-known spiritual director, who led Pope Francis' first Lenten retreat as pope...


At least 23 Coptic Christians have been killed in Egypt and at least 25 injured after gunmen attacked a bus on a trip to a monastery in the Minya province, Egypt state media has reported...


Cardinal-designate Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, who will become the first cardinal from Laos, is an ethnic Khmu, a hill tribe from northern Laos and southern China, has been described as a 'kind, friendly, wise and open-minded man'...

 


Cardinal-designate Juan Jose Omella of Barcelona, Spain, said his appointment isn't a job promotion but a call to be more like Jesus, who came to serve the poor and marginalised...


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'I won’t forget what you said' President Trump tells Pope Francis at end of historic meeting in the Vatican24 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Anglican orders not 'invalid' says Cardinal, opening way for revision of current Catholic position 09 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Pope Francis names Archbishop Angelo De Donatis as vicar for the Diocese of Rome26 May 2017 by Catholic News Service

'I won’t forget what you said' President Trump tells Pope Francis at end of historic meeting in the Vatican24 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Anglican orders not 'invalid' says Cardinal, opening way for revision of current Catholic position 09 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Pope Francis names Archbishop Angelo De Donatis as vicar for the Diocese of Rome26 May 2017 by Catholic News Service

How cruel Christianity can be to its own most faithful servantsPremium24 May 2017 by Clifford Longley

The people’s cardinal: El Salvador's first cardinal embodies the Church of the Poor Premium24 May 2017 by Clare Dixon

Escape from a prison state: Cruelty, violence, intimidation and religious persecution are the norm in EritreaPremium18 May 2017 by John Pontifex

How cruel Christianity can be to its own most faithful servantsPremium24 May 2017 by Clifford Longley

The people’s cardinal: El Salvador's first cardinal embodies the Church of the Poor Premium24 May 2017 by Clare Dixon

Escape from a prison state: Cruelty, violence, intimidation and religious persecution are the norm in EritreaPremium18 May 2017 by John Pontifex

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