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One in 10 migrants who embarks on the sea crossing from Libya to Italy dies in the attempt. After the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean in which almost 1,000 people drowned, Italy is demanding more support from its European partners
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- One third of would-be MPs believe in God and one third are atheists
- French Church gets 10,000 responses to Vatican survey on family life
More than five hundred lay people have signed a letter calling on the Church not to change its teaching on communion for remarried divorcees.
Priestly ordinations in the United States are expected to rise by 25 per cent this year, according to the bishops’ conference.
Catholic reform leaders from around the world will meet in Ireland next week for a three-day conference organised by the censured Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery.
Robert Blair Kaiser, whose award-winning coverage of the Second Vatican Council for Time magazine played a significant role in informing Americans about the council, died on 2 April in hospice care in Phoenix in Arizona. He was 84.
The site of a new church to be dedicated to the 21 men beheaded in Libya by Islamic State terrorists was attacked after a ceremony for the laying of its foundation stone.
The bishops’ conference has welcomed a ruling by the High Court of Justice in Israel against the extension of the separation wall that would have deprived 58 Christian families of their land.
Asia Bibi, a Christian mother-of-five on death row in Pakistan, has asked Pope Francis to pray for her.
Pope Francis condemned the international community's “mute and inert” response to the persecution of Christians.
The Bishop of Shrewsbury has attacked the Government for trying to impose on children “British values” that are rooted in a secular political mentality.
The leaders of the churches in England used their sermons for Easter to reflect on the brutal persecution of Christians across the world.