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- German bishops criticise Apple and Facebook for offering for pay for female staff to have their eggs frozen
- Catholic couples in Edinburgh benefit from new marriage prep courses aimed at creating ‘happy and holy’ relationships
- Müller praises Poland as a model for the Catholic Church but urges families to have more children
- Caring about the poor doesn't make me a communist, insists Pope Francis
Offers by internet giants Apple and Facebook to pay for female employees to have their eggs frozen so that they focus on their careers have been sharply criticised by German bishops.
Conflict resolution and communication are key components of a new wedding preparation course run by the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh.
The head of the Church's doctrine office has praised Poland's Catholic Church for setting an example for the Church internationally, despite recent controversies over its public role in the country.
Pope Francis called on activists to attack the structural causes of poverty and defend workers' rights, adding that caring about the poor did not make him a communist.
The UK has a duty to aid refugees making the perilous crossing from north Africa to Europe, the bishop responsible for migrants said today.
The Big Bang theory and evolution do not eliminate the existence of God, who remains the one who set all of creation into motion, Pope Francis told the Pontifical Academy of Sciences this week.
Pope Francis told Pentecostal bishops visiting him in Rome that Catholics and Evangelicals should “walk together”, adding that focusing on differences amounted to “sinning against God’s will”.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that cohabiting couples and those in second marriages often demonstrate lives of “real goodness” in a pastoral letter to mark the end of the Synod on the Family.
The Church in Italy has called for Hallowe’en to be scrapped and replaced with “Holyween”, a night in which children would attend prayer vigils and worship the saints.
The Bishop of Portsmouth has spoken of his sadness at the resignation of Kieran Conry, the former bishop of the neighbouring diocese of Arundel and Brighton, who stood down last month over an affair with a woman.