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- Tributes across Australia for MH17 dead hailed as victims of ‘a trail of human evil’
- Christians forced to flee Mosul on foot after death threat ultimatum from Islamists
- Irish priests' group criticises appointment of Murphy to lead mother and baby homes investigation
- Messi to play for Vatican’s dream team in multi-faith ‘Match for peace’ fundraiser
Australian Catholics have mourned their own losses and the deaths of other passengers on Malaysian Airlines flight 17, including delegates to the 20th International Aids Conference in Melbourne, with memorial Masses and tributes across the country.
The Iraqi city of Mosul is empty of Christians for the first time in the history of the country, the country's most senior Chaldean Catholic said.
The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) in Ireland has criticised the decision to appoint Judge Yvonne Murphy to oversee the Commission of Investigation into Irish mother and baby homes.
The Vatican has lined up a football dream team to play an “interreligious match for peace” at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on 1 September.
Churches are to be open all day in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games, which start tonight, and a daily Mass will be said at the athletes’ village for participants and officials.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to reassure other Churches that the Church of England is continuing on its "quest" for unity after concern and dismay was expressed about the decision to ordain women bishops.
Catholics have paid tribute to Stratford “Strat” Caldecott, the Catholic author and publisher who died of prostate cancer last week aged 60.
Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying bill, which would allow doctors to hasten the death of terminally ill patients thought to have under six months to live, passed its second reading in the Lords on Friday despite vigorous campaigning by faith leaders, and now passes to committee stage.
A bitter clash between the Catholic Church and the Lutherans in Germany is threatening the planned joint celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.
The Catholic University of La Plata has said it wholeheartedly supports Archbishop Héctor Aguer who condemned as “abominable” the filming of a promotional gay video in the city cathedral.