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Christians and Muslims believe that freedom of conscience and religion are the most important human rights and, "therefore, our collective duty demands that we respect, preserve and promote such rights," said members of the Catholic-Muslim Forum.


The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has joined the Archbishop of Canterbury in backing the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III in his campaign to preserve the current place of Christians in the Holy Land.


Kenyan Catholic bishops have announced plans to convene a national dialogue forum in the face of a political crisis, which they say has left the country's ordinary people on the brink of despair.

 


As Penny Mordaunt was appointed the new Secretary of State for International Development, replacing Priti Patel, Chris Bain, director of CAFOD, told The Tablet: "I am no doubt biased but I consider hers to be one of the best jobs in government." 


Although Bangladesh has welcomed a massive influx of Rohingya refugees from neighboring Myanmar in recent weeks, a Catholic aid official is worried that the welcome may soon be wearing thin.


The former president of Ireland, Mary Robinson, was among a delegation from The Elders that met Pope Francis in the Vatican this week to discuss climate change, refugees and human rights in Myanmar


Cafod has added its voice to criticism of revelations about the world elite’s hidden wealth in tax havens.


Some Benedictine monks at Ampleforth College have received specialist training on how best to help victims and survivors of sexual abuse.


New regulations came into force this week allowing women in Northern Ireland to have free abortions through the NHS in Scotland.


Injured president's prayers with Pope Francis


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