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- Pope Francis appoints Guinea’s Robert Sarah to lead Congregation for Worship
- Cardinal Nichols ‘traumatised’ by Gaza visit, urges Catholics to lobby for peace
- Francis names longtime parish priest and missionary as bishops for Scotland and Ireland
- Heythrop chairman quits as west London's 400-year-old Jesuit college considers its future
The Archbishop of Canterbury flew into Pakistan yesterday amid tight security on a visit to encourage the country’s embattled Christian minority and express his concern over the country’s oft-abused blasphemy law.
The Irish Church must stop trying to be a “spiritual Tesco” and instead focus on re-organising itself in order to serve a population who are unaware of the Gospel, a leading Irish bishop has said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is travelling to Rome meet Pope Francis next month to discuss their joint global initiative to tackle slavery and human trafficking.
Church leaders have strongly condemned the death sentence handed to a young Sudanese Christian woman who gave birth to a baby girl in prison this week.
Catholic doctors who follow church teaching on sexual ethics cannot work as gynaecologists in Britain, the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) conference was told.
Israeli police said a man set fire to a prayer book in a Jerusalem church near a sensitive holy site where Pope Francis had just finished celebrating Mass.
Pope Francis said the abuse of children was as evil as performing a satanic Mass, and announced that he is to meet a group of people who have been sexually abused by priests.
Pope Francis has rounded off his intensive three-day trip to the Middle East by celebrating Mass in the Upper Room, the site of the Last Supper on Mount Zion.
Pope Francis found himself at the centre of a propaganda war between Israel and the Palestinians today after agreeing to visit a memorial to victims of terrorism following his prayer at the West Bank security barrier yesterday.
Pope Francis made an emotional visit to Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum today, meeting survivors of what he called a “boundless tragedy” on the final leg of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.