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- German bishops criticise Apple and Facebook for offering for pay for female staff to have their eggs frozen
- Catholic couples in Edinburgh benefit from new marriage prep courses aimed at creating ‘happy and holy’ relationships
- Müller praises Poland as a model for the Catholic Church but urges families to have more children
- Caring about the poor doesn't make me a communist, insists Pope Francis
Twelve Chaldean religious men and priests living in the United States, Canada, Australia and Sweden have been suspended from exercising their priestly ministry for not receiving permission from their superiors before emigrating from Iraq.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI is a perfect example of how intellectual knowledge and scientific curiosity do not lead a person further from God, but can strengthen their love for God and for his human creatures, Pope Francis said.
Catholic cathedrals are to benefit from an £8 million windfall for urgent repairs in the second round of grants awarded by the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repair Fund.
A pair of priests whose tap-dancing duel at the North American College in Rome was posted on the internet earlier this year have become an online sensation.
The president of the Canadian Bishops’ Conference has spoken of his “profound sadness” after a gunman shot dead a solider in Quebec and another fatally shot a soldier at a national war memorial before storming the country’s parliament in Ottawa last week.
Priests should refuse absolution to people who confess to abusing children, a Catholic academic has said, days after the Church of England announced it would be examining whether abuse admitted in the confessional should remain confidential.
Pope Francis has ordered an inquiry into an Italian bishop over the alleged behaviour of some of its priests.
The Catholic Church is educating Myanmar citizens about their democratic rights to ensure that next year’s general election – the second in more than 50 years – is not “worthless”.
THE FORMER head of the Church body set up to protect children in Ireland this week attacked the country’s bishops, accusing them of “minimal responses and empty gestures” when dealing with clerical abuse.
Pope Francis has called for abolition of the death penalty and life imprisonment, saying that Christians are called to campaign for an end to capital punishment.