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11 December 2014 14:54 by Liz Dodd

Cabrini, the Catholic adoption and fostering agency, is to close after 127 years, The Tablet learned this week.

11 December 2014 12:42 by Hannah Roberts in Rome

Pope Francis has praised the role of women in theology, saying that women have a "feminine genius" that helps them discern "unexplored aspects of the unfathomable mystery of Christ."

11 December 2014 12:41 by Joanna Moorhead

A former pub will be the setting for a Christmas lunch for 38 homeless people following a nun’s successful fight to turn it into a hostel.

11 December 2014 12:38 by Joanna Moorhead

St Mary's University has been selected by Home Secretary Theresa May to house a specialist research centre to investigate strategies to combat slavery and human trafficking.

11 December 2014 12:26

A French court has stirred up a hornet's nest by ordering a regional government office to take down the Christmas crib it set up in its lobby as usual this Advent.

10 December 2014 16:42 by Liz Dodd

A spokesman for the US Bishops has condemned acts of torture committed by the CIA and revealed in a Senate Intelligence Committee report.

10 December 2014 15:03 by Hannah Roberts in Rome

The former president and director of the Vatican bank are facing criminal charges for embezzlement.

10 December 2014 14:57 by Liz Dodd

Hundreds of Catholic theologians in the US have criticised the “deep racial injustice” that in recent years contributed to the killings of a number of black men, women and children by white police officers and the failure to indict those responsible.

10 December 2014 10:23 by James Roberts

The Vatican has instructed all bishops’ conferences to initiate wide-ranging consultations and discussions on matters arising from October’s Extraordinary Synod on the Family, in preparation for the Ordinary Synod that will take place in October 2015.

09 December 2014 19:15 by CNS

A new kind of ghetto needs the Church's presence and people's solidarity: the "digital slum" where cyberbullying and online pornography and abuse run rampant, speakers at a Vatican news conference said.