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- Ukip deputy claims party is ‘in line with Catholic thought’ ahead of meeting with migrants bishop
- Pope Francis grants sweeping powers to Cardinal Pell’s Economy Secretariat
- Orthodox Patriarch joins French President Hollande on climate change visit to Philippines
- Catholic Church fears liquidation in Russian-occupied Crimea over failure to meet registration deadline
Ukip's deputy leader has claimed that the party is the natural home for Catholic voters ahead of a meeting with Catholic bishops due on Thursday.
Pope Francis on Tuesday issued a motu proprio that formally accords Australian Cardinal George Pell oversight of the Vatican’s financial activities, and sets up a new and powerful office of auditor-general.
The French President François Hollande included Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I in his delegation on a visit to the Philippines to highlight the need for an international agreement on climate change at a major conference due in December in Paris.
The Catholic Church in Russian-occupied Crimea fears it will lose its legal status after failing to meet a deadline for re-registering under Russian law.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has welcomed the Churches' recent guidance for voters ahead of May's General Election, despite their criticisms of Government policies.
US Cardinal Francis George, archbishop emeritus of Chicago, was admitted to Loyola University Medical Centre this week to undergo several days of tests.
A group of lesbian and gay Catholics met one of the Church’s most senior cardinals during a pilgrimage to Rome this month and discussed with him the pastoral care of homosexual men and women.
Another four Christian hostages have been freed by Islamic State jihadists in Syria, according to a television channel dedicated to Assyrian news.
Pope Francis is due to have lunch with prisoners and visit the poor during his one-day trip to Pompeii and Naples in March, the Vatican has said.
A 152-year-old care home run by nuns in Dundee that faced closure because of a shortage of vocations has been saved by the Diocese of Dunkeld.