- Conscience and the Commons
Following his election as Lib Dem leader, Tim Farron was grilled by the media about his beliefs as an evangelical Christian. Has the focus on faith, which began with Tony Blair, reached the point where it is harder than ever to hold religious beliefs and play an active role in political life?
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- Irish Catholic LGBT groups meet with Archbishop of Armagh to discuss Church's treatment of gays
- US presidential candidates explain how they would combat poverty after challenge from faith groups
- 'Bishop of bling' sued by his former diocese for €3.9m after lavish refurbishment project
- Right to die is someone else’s duty to kill, warns Nichols ahead of new bill
- Deacons aren’t just decaffeinated priests Dr Bridie Stringer
- The Church can and must pronounce on scientific matters Paul Younger
- Families, like the Church, should be havens for the broken Diana Russell
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.
One of Britain’s leading lay Catholics has called on the Church to allow Communion for the divorced and remarried.
Peers in the House of Lords tomorrow will highlight the issue of the negligence of the right to freedom of religion and belief.
Two historic Prague buildings confiscated during communist rule are to be returned to the Catholic Church, after years of negotiations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A former trainee surgeon has been appointed the next Rector of the Pontifical Scots College in Rome, the Vatican announced on Wednesday.