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16 July 2015 13:13 by Christopher Lamb, Barto Joly de Lotbiniere

Two more retired bishops, including one who attended two sessions of the Second Vatican Council, have urged the Church to consider ordaining married men, while a third has said the matter should be discussed.

16 July 2015 07:00 by Christopher Lamb, Jonathan Wynne-Jones

One of Britain’s leading lay Catholics has called on the Church to allow Communion for the divorced and remarried.

15 July 2015 17:59 by Barto Joly de Lotbiniere

Peers in the House of Lords tomorrow will highlight the issue of the negligence of the right to freedom of religion and belief.

15 July 2015 14:13 by Barto Joly de Lotbiniere

Two historic Prague buildings confiscated during communist rule are to be returned to the Catholic Church, after years of negotiations.

15 July 2015 13:44 by Liz Dodd

Thousands of people have called on the Archbishop of Canterbury to intervene to stop an arms conference from taking place on Church of England premises.

15 July 2015 13:25 by Christopher Lamb

A prominent Catholic layman and a Church of England bishop have criticised Pope Francis' encyclical on protecting the environment, Laudato si', as advocating policies that are more likely to hinder than advance the cause.

15 July 2015 12:39 by Robert Ewan

Four Iraqi Chaldean Catholics have been kidnapped in Baghdad in the past three weeks, and two of them killed even after payment of a ransom.

15 July 2015 12:20 by James Roberts

A federal appeals court on Tuesday handed the Obama administration a victory in its effort to guarantee coverage of contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), rejecting a challenge by the Little Sisters of the Poor.

15 July 2015 12:14 by Jonathan Luxmoore

The head of Greece’s Catholic Church has accused the Socialist-led Government of Alexis Tsipras of mishandling the current crisis, as European Union ministers announced a new rescue plan in return for far-reaching reforms.

15 July 2015 11:49 by Paul Wilkinson

A former trainee surgeon has been appointed the next Rector of the Pontifical Scots College in Rome, the Vatican announced on Wednesday.