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27 February 2015 11:41

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.

27 February 2015 11:19 by Sarah Mac Donald

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.

27 February 2015 11:08 by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt

Cardinal Walter Kasper has said Pope Francis is engaged in a “radical revolution”, but it is one that might disappoint both progressives and traditionalists.

26 February 2015 17:42 by Jonathan Luxmoore

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.

26 February 2015 17:28 by Brian Morton

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.

26 February 2015 14:34 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Islamic State (IS) jihadists have reportedly begun murdering some of the Christian hostages captured from villages in north-east Syria since Monday.

26 February 2015 14:29 by Paul Wilkinson, Liz Dodd

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.

25 February 2015 17:11 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

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.

25 February 2015 17:10 by Liz Dodd

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.

25 February 2015 13:44 by Liz Dodd

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.