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The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has been overshadowed in the Netherlands by a row over a statement by Cardinal Willem Eijk that the decisions of the Council of Trent were still fully valid.

Private notes and diaries belonging to Pope John Paul II are to be published in Poland, despite a specification in his final will that they should be burned by his former secretary, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow.

Pope Francis has challenged business leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos to adopt a "renewed, profound and broadened sense of responsibility" towards the "most frail, weak and vulnerable" of society, and by devising a fairer distribution of wealth and creating more jobs.

Church leaders in Egypt have welcomed the overwhelming support shown for the country’s new constitution, which they said will ensure a brighter future for Christians.

President Obama will meet Pope Francis on 27 March in the Vatican as part of a European tour, the White House said today.

The Vatican’s third-highest ranking official has challenged a former head of the Swiss Guards to come forward with names and facts after declaring that a powerful gay lobby existed in the Roman Curia.

Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus, defrocked hundreds of priests for child sexual abuse over the course of two years towards the end of his pontificate, the Vatican has confirmed.

20 January 2014 | by Carlisle Baker-Jackson

Ancient Christian burial site unearthed in China

Archaeologists in China have uncovered evidence of first-millennium Christian activity that could show that believers were more widely accepted than had previously been thought.

The depiction of an assisted suicide on the popular television soap opera Coronation Street tonight will fuel the view that such a measure can be justified on grounds of compassion, according to an anti-euthanasia lobbying group.

Two Catholic schools in Kent have been granted academy status by the Department for Education as part of a proposal for all 32 voluntary-aided Catholic schools in the county to be made academies.


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