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As the Catholic Church in the US began observing National Migration Week, a time to reflect on the circumstances confronting migrants, immigrants, refugees, and human trafficking victims, the administration of President Donald Trump announced that it would end an immigration program for thousands of Salvadorans, one of the largest groups of modern-day immigrants in the country and one that includes many Catholics.


Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new Education Secretary who is supportive of faith schools after a Cabinet reshuffle led to the removal of his predecessor Justine Greening...


President Emmanuel Macron has hinted at controversial changes in France’s bioethics law this year at the same time as he invited the country’s religious leaders to participate fully in the public debate about reforms the Catholic Church opposes.


Australian Indigenous objects that have become "cultural ambassadors" in Rome feature in a new joint publication of Aboriginal Studies Press and the Vatican Museums, launched recently.

 


The Polish Church's chief representative in England and Wales has said his mission is still expanding and dismissed suggestions it could be reduced by Britain's departure from the European Union.


A Catholic Church leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has decried the state's response to protests against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from office as “nothing short of barbaric", after at least five people were killed in the violence and 120 were arrested.


However, "prudential" questions should be asked about the need to revisit the current translation and "whether it would be worth the time and expense", according to the latest newsletter from the US bishops committee on divine worship.


Mr Sutherland’s family said the 71-year-old succumbed to an infection despite the best efforts of medical staff. In September 2016, the Jesuit-educated diplomat and businessman had suffered a heart attack in London on his way to Mass. 


Pope Francis today called for a de-escalation of tensions in Korea and for world leaders to recognise that migrating to another country is a “fundamental human right”. 

 


God Calls, a free app developed for vocations office of the bishops of England and Wales, promises to "help you explore your ultimate purpose, and discover your unique path to heaven".



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