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Rampant corruption, unemployment and the dismantling of social and environmental protections have been fiercely denounced by important sectors of the Catholic Church in Brazil in critiques of the policies of Michel Temer, President since the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff in August 2016...


Gene-editing experiments conducted on purposely-created human embryos are the ‘essence of eugenics,’ a leading Catholic expert in bioethics has warned...


Pope Francis has given a Belgian religious order until the end of August to stop offering euthanasia to psychiatric patients...

 


Bishop Michael Yeung, in his first press conference as the new head of the Hong Catholic Church, dismayed many in the Church when he said he favours improved collaboration with Beijing...


Pope Francis has the highest Twitter following of all the world’s leaders, a study has revealed...


The Irish Church saw its first Jesuit bishop receive his mitre at the Cathedral of Saints Eunan and Columba in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, on Sunday...


Kenya’s religious leaders have urged politicians to shun violence and “publicly commit” to accepting the results of today’s election as voters go to the polls to elect a president and a new parliament following weeks of campaigning and claims of a plot to rig the results...

 


Preparing for his visit to Peru in 2018, Pope Francis called on the country's people to follow the example of the Peruvian saints who brought unity amid division...


Completing the reorganisation of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Pope Francis named four scholars to serve on the academy's governing council...


Sydney's Catholic Archbishop Anthony Fisher and his Anglican counterpart, Archbishop Glenn Davies, have criticised a proposed Bill to permit same-sex marriage in Australia as failing to protect religious freedom...


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Archbishop of Mosul says over 600 Christian families have returned to northern Iraq to 'start again from scratch'11 August 2017 by Rose Gamble

Somaliland's only Catholic church closed days after re-opening due to 'public pressures' 10 August 2017 by Rose Gamble

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Archbishop of Mosul says over 600 Christian families have returned to northern Iraq to 'start again from scratch'11 August 2017 by Rose Gamble

Somaliland's only Catholic church closed days after re-opening due to 'public pressures' 10 August 2017 by Rose Gamble

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Now is not the time to throw out devotion to Mary, but to reclaim a relationship with herPremium10 August 2017 by Richard Leonard

Theologian on the ropes: The integrity of then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger comes under scrutinyPremium10 August 2017 by Brendan Walsh, Jacques Dupuis

Irish teenagers just don't 'do religion': Will Pope's Dublin visit bring renewal of faith to young catholicsPremium10 August 2017 by Sarah Mac Donald

Now is not the time to throw out devotion to Mary, but to reclaim a relationship with herPremium10 August 2017 by Richard Leonard

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