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- Lynch to challenge Ukip MEPs on immigration and EU policies ahead of general election
- Adjust your expectations of Pope Francis ‘radical revolution’, warns Cardinal Kasper
- Goldman Sachs chairman appointed to Benet’s Hall post at University of Oxford
- Islamic State ‘begins to kill’ the more than 350 Christians abducted from north-east Syria
Cardinal Vincent Nichols made an impassioned call for Catholics to engage with politics in the run-up to this year’s general election for the sake of society and to avert a crisis of trust in government.
Newly commissioned Stations of the Cross by some of Britain’s top painters have gone on display in Brentwood Cathedral.
One of Britain’s leading universities is considering removing a window dedicated to Lord Carey, a former archbishop of Canterbury, from its façade because of his opposition to gay marriage.
Sex education traumatises children and is part of an international movement to provide young people with contraceptives and abortions, an adviser to the Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed.
The Church of England’s Secretary General of the General Synod, William Fittall, is to step down in November.
The UK has become the world’s first country to legalise the creation of three-parent embryos, after the House of Lords voted down an attempt to delay the controversial legislation by a majority of 232.
The Mexican Government has complained to Pope Francis’ representative after the Pope warned that Argentina risked becoming like Mexico with regards to drug trafficking.
One of the most senior African cardinals in the Vatican has condemned attempts by Western nations to impose their values on poor countries by attaching conditions to aid and said that Africa could become the Church’s spearhead against Western decadence.
At least 200 Christians have been abducted by Islamic State (IS) jihadists from villages in north-eastern Syria on Monday.
The bishops' conference of England and Wales issued a stout defence of Catholic education in their guidance to voters ahead of May’s general election.