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19 August 2015 11:06 by Katherine Backler

Oscar Romero, who was beatified in May, is an example to Catholics in an age of migrant crises and poverty, a Catholic bishop said this week.

18 August 2015 15:34 by Liz Dodd

The former Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome, Mgr Roderick Strange, has been appointed Professor of Theology at St Mary’s University College in Twickenham.

17 August 2015 17:37 by Katherine Backler

Over 150,000 pilgrims are estimated to be attending Ireland’s national novena in Knock this week, which this year takes the theme of “Faith and the Family”.

17 August 2015 13:59 by Katherine Backler

Pope Francis has said that the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy would be a good time to increase the number of priests “on call” to bring emergency spiritual care to the sick and dying.

17 August 2015 13:56 by Katherine Backler

Two excommunicated, illicit Chinese bishops have been ordaining priests in defiance of the Vatican, causing anxiety for the Chinese faithful.

14 August 2015 11:25 by Sarah Mac Donald

The son of Ireland’s former President, Mary McAleese, has called on the Church to revise its attitude to gay Catholics.

14 August 2015 11:21 by Isabel de Bertodano

Pope Francis would like to be involved in peace talks between rebel guerrillas and the Colombian Government during his visit to Cuba next month, according to the president of the Colombian Bishops’ Conference.

14 August 2015 11:14 by CNS

Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong has issued an "urgent appeal" to Communist Party chiefs in Beijing, calling on them to order a halt to an ongoing cross-removal campaign from Christian churches in Zhejiang province.

13 August 2015 13:41 by Christopher Lamb

The Government has effectively scrapped the role of Faith Minister with the job’s responsibilities passed to a junior Minister.

13 August 2015 13:30 by Katherine Backler

The founders of charities in Kenya and Nepal, a youth work leader and a sacristan, have been announced as the Catholic Women of the Year.