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- World faces greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II – Caritas president
- Bishops’ general secretary, Mgr Marcus Stock, to lead cash-strapped diocese of Leeds
- Egan: don’t assume Synod on the Family will radically change church teaching
- Cohabitees, divorcee and single parent among brides and grooms married by Pope in Vatican ceremony
- If there’s a shortage of priests in Ireland, why not ordain women to the diaconate? Michael Phelan
- Christians and Yazidis in Iraq: unwanted guests in their own country John Eibner, Christian Solidarity International
- Church should rethink its attitude to adoption Katherine Backler
Conflict in Iraq, Syria and Gaza has led to the greatest humanitarian crisis the world has faced since the Second World War, the head of the Catholic Church’s relief and development work said.
Pope Francis today appointed Monsignor Marcus Stock as the new Bishop of Leeds.
Hopes that the forthcoming Synods on the Family will make radical changes to doctrine may be premature, a bishop warned.
Co-habiting couples were among those married by Pope Francis at a ceremony in Rome this weekend.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has described as "repugnant and chilling" the murder of a third Western hostage by Islamic State militants, as Pope Francis warned that the world is in the midst of World War III.
An independent Scotland would require its own papal nuncio, it emerged this week.
Pope Francis may visit Turkey on 29-30 November with the aims of strengthening links with the Orthodox Church’s Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, and of supporting the cause of peace in the region.
Letters written by the wife of assassinated United States President John Kennedy to an Irish priest and held by the Vincentians have been returned to her family.
Newly appointed Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin, who also becomes Primate of All Ireland, says he wants to see a “humble renewal” of the Irish Church led from the bottom up by the laity.
Inconvenient Mass timings are putting off non-practising Catholic parents from returning to church, according to new research published on Thursday.