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08 April 2015 12:25 by Liz Dodd

More than five hundred lay people have signed a letter calling on the Church not to change its teaching on communion for remarried divorcees.

08 April 2015 11:20 by Liz Dodd

Priestly ordinations in the United States are expected to rise by 25 per cent this year, according to the bishops’ conference.

08 April 2015 11:12 by Sarah Mac Donald

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.

08 April 2015 11:07 by Liz Dodd, CNS

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.

08 April 2015 05:00 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

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.

07 April 2015 17:42 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

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.

07 April 2015 17:24 by Liz Dodd

Asia Bibi, a Christian mother-of-five on death row in Pakistan, has asked Pope Francis to pray for her.

07 April 2015 13:32 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis condemned the international community's “mute and inert” response to the persecution of Christians.

07 April 2015 13:14 by Liz Dodd

The Bishop of Shrewsbury has attacked the Government for trying to impose on children “British values” that are rooted in a secular political mentality.

06 April 2015 13:36 by Liz Dodd

The leaders of the churches in England used their sermons for Easter to reflect on the brutal persecution of Christians across the world.