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30 July 2014 15:50 by Abigail Frymann Rouch, Ellen Teague

The Archbishops of Westminster and Canterbury made pleas for peace in the Holy Land, calling for a truce in Gaza and urging Israelis and Palestinians to address the issues underlying this summer's violence.

31 July 2014 18:12 by Ruth Gledhill

The office of the Prince of Wales has been in touch with Vicar of Baghdad Canon Andrew White with a view to giving wider publicity to the sufferings of Christians in Iraq.

31 July 2014 13:50 by Christopher Lamb

One of the Church in England and Wales’ landmark lay ministry courses has ended due to a lack of students and funding.

31 July 2014 16:00

In a news story published in the 26 July 2014 edition of The Tablet headed “Church builds bridges with abuse survivors”, we referred to a High Court judgment which held that Portsmouth Diocese could be vicariously liable for alleged abuse by its priests.

30 July 2014 12:29 by Abigail Frymann Rouch, CNS

Germany's Catholic bishops have acknowledged that the Churches share responsibility for “war-mongering” in the build up to the First World War and warned against “inflated nationalism” and “destructive self-interest”.

28 July 2014 15:23 by Liz Dodd, Tom Heneghan

Lyon Cardinal Philippe Barbarin arrived in Kurdistan yesterday to “express solidarity in flesh and blood” with Iraqi Christians expelled from Mosul by the Islamic State radicals.

29 July 2014 14:06 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Pope Francis on Monday became the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, and issued an apology for Fascist-era denunciations of Pentecostals by Catholics, which in turn prompted an Evangelical leader to apologise for historic Protestant discrimination against Catholics.

30 July 2014 12:52 by Liz Dodd

The Vatican has warned a Paraguayan bishop not to carry out any ordinations to the priesthood in a diocese in which its vicar-general has been accused of sexual abuse while working in the US.

30 July 2014 13:43 by Liz Dodd

Slow down, turn off the television, make time to play with your children and don’t proselytise, Pope Francis has advised, in an interview outlining his tips for a joyful life.

29 July 2014 13:54 by Liz Dodd

The ordinariate has enabled former Anglicans to join the Catholic Church without their spiritual heritage disappearing “like sugar dissolved in water”, its leader said.