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At noon on Saturday 17 June, three days after a fire swept through Grenfell Tower, Kensington, West London, claiming - according to figures at that time - 30 lives with 28 people missing and presumed dead, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, celebrated a Mass for all those affected by, or claimed by, the fire...

 


Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop Justin Welby and Muslim leaders have united in condemning an attack on worshippers outside of Finsbury Park Mosque in North London late Sunday night in which one man has died and 10 others were injured...


Pope Francis has appointed a French priest with wide-ranging expertise in human rights, migrants and medical ethics as the first secretary of a Vatican department dedicated to social justice...


Inside a copper teapot in a kitchen cupboard, Italian police found the relic of St. John Bosco that had been stolen two weeks earlier from the basilica erected at his birthplace...

 


With nearly one in five children suffering from food insecurity, the UK has some of the highest levels of hunger and deprivation among the world’s richest nations, a new Unicef report has found...


The laity may start to have a greater say in the appointment of bishops, a member of the Council of Cardinals has said...

 


Negotiations between government and opposition groups in Venezuela, followed by free and fair elections, are needed to put an end to violence and bring relief to the suffering people, a Vatican official said...


Dozens of Indonesian priests have quit their posts after accusing a bishop on the Catholic majority island of Flores of embezzling more than $100,000 (£78,285) of church funds for personal use...


More than 150 people attended a prayer service at St Catherine of Siena Church in Metairie on 14 June to pray for the recovery of the US House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, and other victims of a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, early that morning...


Reaching out to people of other religions can be both challenging and enriching for individuals and is the only hope for true peace in the world, say variety of religious leaders, including Pope Francis...


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