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One in 10 migrants who embarks on the sea crossing from Libya to Italy dies in the attempt. After the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean in which almost 1,000 people drowned, Italy is demanding more support from its European partners
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A conference in Rome last week explored how women might play a decisive role in conflict resolution, while Cardinal Peter Turkson told participants that the next secretary of the pontifical council that he heads could be a woman.
The German bishops’ conference has summarised and commented on the replies of German Catholics to the 46 questions of the second Vatican questionnaire on the family, in an 18-page report published on 20 April.
The first Catholic free school in Britain is to cut its link with the Church.
Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September before his trip to the United States.
The Vatican has called for the establishment of a global agency to fight human trafficking.
Government inspectors have said a Catholic primary school is not teaching its pupils enough about democracy, the workings of the law and the “different forms” that adult relationships and families can take.
African migrants who have fled to Europe say Christians in Libya are being forced by Islamist gunmen to deny their faith or face death threats.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s personal secretary said he believes reform of the Vatican bureaucracy, which has become a key theme of Pope Francis’ papacy, is not necessary.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the only American bishop to have been convicted of failing to report suspected child abuse, the Vatican announced today.
Labour leader Ed Miliband wants to meet Pope Francis, he revealed at a Charismatic Evangelical service in south London on Sunday.