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18 December 2014 15:07 by Liz Dodd

Authorities in Pakistan have detained 59 people for the brutal murder of a Christian couple in November.

18 December 2014 15:00 by Liz Dodd, Hannah Roberts in Rome

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet with the Dalai Lama during a gathering of Nobel laureates in Rome last week.

18 December 2014 14:54 by Christopher Lamb

The traditional stronghold of Catholicism in England and Wales is in a state of decline but should emerge with smaller, more vibrant parish communities, the Archbishop of Liverpool has said.

17 December 2014 18:38 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

The Prince of Wales said the actions of those who deliberately destroy harmony between people of different faiths are “quite literally diabolical”.

17 December 2014 17:25 by CNS

Pope Francis personally appealed to President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this year to encourage both leaders to normalise diplomatic relations, a senior Obama administration official said.

17 December 2014 13:55 by Christopher Lamb

A leading campaigner against sexual abuse in England and Wales has been appointed to the Vatican commission for the protection of children.

17 December 2014 13:53 by Christopher Lamb

Twenty-two allegations of abuse were made against members of the Church in Scotland last year, according to a new safeguarding report. They included complaints about sexual, physical, emotional and verbal abuse by priests, Religious and volunteers.

17 December 2014 13:52 by Liz Dodd

A coalition of Church groups is to resettle 50 Syrian refugees in central London.

17 December 2014 13:51 by Liz Dodd, Christopher Lamb

The Archbishop of Glasgow has expressed his dismay at a legal ruling against two Catholic midwives who objected to supervising nurses involved in abortion procedures.

17 December 2014 13:50 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis celebrated his 78th birthday this morning with a very different kind of papal audience – one that started with him blowing out candles on a cake and ended with thousands of pilgrims dancing the tango in St Peter’s Square.