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18 May 2015 12:39 by Liz Dodd, CNS

Pope Francis on Sunday canonised two nineteenth-century Palestinian nuns at a ceremony in Rome attended by the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, days after the Holy See said it would soon sign its first treaty with the State.

18 May 2015 12:38 by Paul Wilkinson

A priest of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham has been arrested for alleged fraud just weeks after returning from a year-long suspension over his involvement in a civil partnership.

16 May 2015 18:13 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Cardiff Archbishop George Stack has praised The Tablet for its “critical loyalty” to the Catholic Church in a thanksgiving Mass to mark 175 years of the journal’s continuous publication.

15 May 2015 15:47 by Sarah Mac Donald

An Irish-based support group for the children of Catholic priests has been assured by the bishops that money will be provided to fund any counselling its clients require.

15 May 2015 11:29 by Paul Wilkinson, Christopher Lamb

A huge swing by Catholic voters away from their traditional support for Labour helped ensure the almost total wipeout of the party by the Scottish nationalists in last week's general election.

Berta Soler, leader of Cuba's Ladies in White human rights movement, has dismissed President Raul Castro’s assertion that he might become Catholic again as “a joke”.

Philippines Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has been elected president of Caritas, the international confederation of more than 150 Catholic development agencies.

14 May 2015 12:34 by CNS

Speaking quietly and deliberately, Sr Diana Momeka OP from Iraq urged a congressional committee hearing on Wednesday to help the displaced Christians in Iraq to "go back home".

14 May 2015 12:23 by Fredrick Nzwili

In the wake of increased Islamist violence, Kenyan Cardinal John Njue on Monday called on Christians to launch a human and intellectual dialogue with other religions to build peace around the world.

14 May 2015 12:14 by Sarah Mac Donald

Leaders of more than 20 international reform groups have written to Pope Francis criticising the trend towards “mega-parishes” as a response to the decline in priest numbers.