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The potential pitfalls of commercial surrogacy have emerged in the case of a Down’s syndrome baby born to a Thai woman. Yet there may be circumstances in which the Church’s ethical opposition to surrogate motherhood could be challenged
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Senior Church figures have reacted with shock to the apparent beheading of a journalist by an Islamic militant.
Pope Francis backed the beatification of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and spoke out on conflicts in Iraq and Gaza during in a conversation with journalists aboard the return flight from South Korea.
A Sacred Heart priest is under investigation after allegedly placing babies for illegal adoption in the 1970s and 1980s.
Pope Francis asked people to join him in prayer Aug. 19 after he learned that two of his little great nephews and their mother had died in a car crash in Argentina and his nephew was in critical condition.
‘Wake-up call’ for Asia as Francis leaves Korea following trip that centred on peace and dignity for the poor
The slaughter of Christians and Yazidis in Iraq is “off the scale of human horror,” the Archbishop of Canterbury has said, as it emerged he backed calls for the UK Government to appoint a minister for religious freedom to compensate for its silence over Christian persecution.
A cathedral has hosted a three-day “healing mission” run by a group offering the charismatic style laying-on of hands.
The senior English Benedictine house is considering its future after the retirement of its abbot and the decision not to immediately appoint his successor.
Pope Francis placed 124 Korean martyrs on the last step toward sainthood in a beatification Mass Aug. 16 that brought elation to the 800,000 people in attendance.
The perils of South Korea’s booming economy were at the centre of the second day of Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to the country, as he warned lay Catholics not to let “unbridled competition” marginalise the poor.