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Conservative Catholic family associations have brought a suit against Gleeden, a dating website for married people seeking partners for an extra-conjugal affair that claims a million users in France and 2.3 million across Europe.
The Church has to learn a new approach in order not to alienate people while avoiding giving the impression that “anything goes”, the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has said.
Cardinal Walter Kasper has said Pope Francis is engaged in a “radical revolution”, but it is one that might disappoint both progressives and traditionalists.
Every fourth citizen of the European Union is now poverty-stricken or socially excluded, while a tenth of all inhabitants are caught in “total poverty”, according to the Catholic Church's Caritas-Europa organisation.
The bishop of Paisley has endorsed an all-party statement on anti-Semitism released earlier this week by the Jewish community in Scotland expressing sadness and concern about recent terrorist murders in Paris and Copenhagen.
Islamic State (IS) jihadists have reportedly begun murdering some of the Christian hostages captured from villages in north-east Syria since Monday.
Three Catholic politicians from the United Kingdom Independence Party are to be quizzed next week over their party’s manifesto by the bishop responsible for migrants.
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.
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.