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Catholics failing to follow Church teaching should be treated with mercy but at the same time need to be better educated on its content, a new document released today in preparation for October’s Synod on the family states.
Churches are to be open all day in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games, which start tonight, and a daily Mass will be said at the athletes’ village for participants and officials.
Christians in the UK have condemned the Government’s muted response to the persecution of Christians in Iraq that has forced more than 3, 000 people to flee the second city, Mosul, with little more than the clothes they were wearing.
The Iraqi city of Mosul is empty of Christians for the first time in the history of the country, the country's most senior Chaldean Catholic said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to reassure other Churches that the Church of England is continuing on its "quest" for unity after concern and dismay was expressed about the decision to ordain women bishops.
Catholics have paid tribute to Stratford “Strat” Caldecott, the Catholic author and publisher who died of prostate cancer last week aged 60.
The Catholic University of La Plata has said it wholeheartedly supports Archbishop Héctor Aguer who condemned as “abominable” the filming of a promotional gay video in the city cathedral.
Pope Francis has learnt “with dismay” of the Malaysian airliner that crashed in rebel-held eastern Ukraine yesterday.
Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying bill, which would allow doctors to hasten the death of terminally ill patients thought to have under six months to live, passed its second reading in the Lords on Friday despite vigorous campaigning by faith leaders, and now passes to committee stage.
A bitter clash between the Catholic Church and the Lutherans in Germany is threatening the planned joint celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.