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In the wake of twin suicide bombings on Palm Sunday that left 49 dead, the latest in a series of attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt, a spokesman for the Catholic Church in Egypt has said that the problem lies not with security but with an anti-Christian sentiment fostered in some Mosques, which he has doubts that the religious establishment is serious about changing...


The next few months will determine whether Iraqi Christians can return to their homes in areas where Islamic State had been routed, according to the international president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association...


Leading members of Hungary's Catholic, Reformed and Lutheran churches have urged their bishops to "stop closing their eyes" towards the plight of refugees, after growing criticism of their silence towards recent government actions...


The prefect of the Congregation for Doctrine of the Faith has warned it could "take a long time" for the Vatican to rule on Marian apparitions at Medjugorje in Bosnia-Herzegovina, whose sanctuary is currently hosting a Papal visitation...


A visiting lecturer at Belgium’s Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) has been dismissed after arguing that abortion was murder in his philosophy class for first-year students and saying it could be 'worse than rape'...


People who give blood at Rome's Gemelli University Hospital will be given reduced price tickets to the Vatican museums, as part of a joint initiative aimed at encouraging blood donations...


Scientists working in the field of biotechnology are called to use science to protect creation and to prevent methods that seek to control it, Pope Francis said...

 


The Vatican has said Pope Francis will continue with his visit to Egypt later this month despite raised security fears following the deadly terrorist attacks on churches at the weekend...

 


At least 44 people have been killed and many more injured in suicide bomb attacks on two Coptic churches during Palm Sunday services in northern Egypt, just weeks before Pope Francis is due to visit...


Two prominent Catholic leaders in Syria criticised the recent US missile strikes and highlighting the fact that they occurred before the completion of any investigation into the attacks on the Syrian village of Khan Shaykhun, in which at least 86 people were killed in a suspected chemical attack last week...


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