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- Nichols and Welby plead for end to Gaza 'carnage' and 'self-defeating' violence
- Prince Charles 'planning to meet Anglican vicar of Baghdad' to highlight suffering of Iraqi Christians
- Principal lay ministry course backed by Cardinal Hume ends as funding dries up and applicant numbers fall
- Correction and apology to the Diocese of Portsmouth
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.
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.
One of the Church in England and Wales’ landmark lay ministry courses has ended due to a lack of students and funding.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ordinariate has enabled former Anglicans to join the Catholic Church without their spiritual heritage disappearing “like sugar dissolved in water”, its leader said.