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There has long been an ambivalence about the man who was both the ultimate betrayer and the means by which God’s plan was fulfilled. The author of a new book visits the lonely place where the renegade apostle took his own life
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- Cushley says O’Brien destroyed Church’s credibility as new allegations emerge
- Church of England appoints first diocesan woman bishop who will become first to sit in House of Lords
- Anglicans attacked over plans to “raid assets” for recruitment
- Pope Francis 'joins in the grief of the families' of 150 who died in Alps plane crash
- Richard III deserves a Catholic reburial – at the Oratorian church in York Peter D. Williams
- Report into Cardinal O'Brien should be published Elena Curti
- The new Missal has failed Bishop Donald Trautman
The Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh has described the actions of his predecessor, who has apologised for his sexual failings, as damaging the Church’s credibility and demoralising Catholics.
The Church of England has named its most senior woman bishop, the second to be appointed to the episcopacy this week.
The Church of England has been accused of raiding its assets in an attempt to address declining attendance, with a £100 million recruitment plan that has also been criticised for lacking a “proven” growth strategy.
Pope Francis expressed his closeness to the families of the victims of yesterday’s plane crash in the French Alps.
The BBC should be covering religious affairs in its primetime slots, according to a senior former scriptwriter for the Corporation.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has rebuked the almost 500 priests in England and Wales who have signed a letter resisting any change to church teaching at the Vatican’s next Synod on the Family in October, saying that discussions around the Synod are "not best conducted through the press".
A senior German cardinal has accused his nation’s bishops of being “completely unfit to work against growing secularism” after the president of the bishops’ conference said they could not wait for approval from Rome before allowing civilly remarried Catholics to receive Communion.
The Church of England has today appointed a second woman bishop.
Representatives of the Catholic Church’s aid agency Caritas will meet in Rome tomorrow to plan its urgent response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, where more than a million people have fled attacks by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on policemen guarding a Catholic church, police officials said.