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25 March 2015 12:27

Pope Francis expressed his closeness to the families of the victims of yesterday’s plane crash in the French Alps.

25 March 2015 12:08 by James Macintyre

St Richard Reynolds Catholic College in Twickenham, which opened in 2013 following strong opposition from humanist and secularist groups, has been judged as “outstanding” in every category in both its primary and high schools.

25 March 2015 10:50 by CNS

A bishop being installed in his new assignment in southern Chile expressed disappointment with hundreds of black-clad demonstrators who interrupted the ceremony by marching into a cathedral and shouting at him to leave the diocese, saying he protected a priest accused of sexual abuse.

24 March 2015 19:04 by Christopher Lamb, Abigail Frymann Rouch

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has rebuked the almost 500 priests in England and Wales who have signed a letter resisting any change to church teaching at the Vatican’s next Synod on the Family in October, saying that discussions around the Synod are "not best conducted through the press".

24 March 2015 16:21 by CNS

The papal almoner, an archbishop who distributes charitable aid from Pope Francis, has planned a special afternoon for about 150 homeless people: a walk through the Vatican Gardens, a visit to the Vatican Museums, private time in the Sistine Chapel and dinner in the museums' cafeteria.

24 March 2015 14:48 by Liz Dodd

Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged Christians to emulate Oscar Romero by making the cries of the poor central to their prayers.

24 March 2015 12:14 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis has called the death penalty “inadmissible” and said it has no legitimacy in modern justice systems.

23 March 2015 16:18 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis entreated Catholics to fight for Naples’ soul during a weekend visit to the Mafia-ridden city that he said heralded a springtime of redemption.

23 March 2015 12:46 by Liz Dodd

Cardinal Vincent Nichols this evening celebrated a Requiem Mass for Richard III days before he was due to be reburied in an Anglican cathedral in Leicester.

21 March 2015 14:31 by Christopher Lamb

A new Bishop of Arundel and Brighton has been appointed to succeed Kieran Conry, who resigned last September having admitted to being unfaithful to his vow of celibacy.