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- Church in Ireland threatens to pull out of civil element of marriages
- Judge rejects adjudicator's "flawed approach" and rules in favour of London Oratory
- St Mary’s and Heythrop enter “final discussions” over landmark Catholic higher education deal
- Political parties pledge support for persecuted Christians but lukewarm on faith schools
- Palestinian Christians’ nine-year battle against the Israeli Wall Fr Paul Lansu
- The nation-changing issue no party is talking about Denis MacShane
- Ordinariate needs to integrate into the Church Fr Ashley Beck
One of the most senior cardinals in the Vatican has condemned as “anti-Catholic” a suggestion by the president of the German bishops’ conference that local Churches should decide their own response to divorced and remarried Catholics who wanted to receive Communion.
Catholic peer Lord Hylton has voiced concern that foreign domestic workers remain “open to abuse and exploitation” despite the passage of the Modern Slavery Act, which received Royal Assent today.
The Polish bishops' conference defended its handling of sexual abuse by clergy after a former priest was jailed in connection with the case of Jozef Wesolowski, the laicized former nuncio to the Dominican Republic.
Members of Pope Francis' safeguarding board have expressed concern over his appointment of a Chilean bishop to a diocese despite accusations that he covered up child abuse by a priest.
Priests from Ireland and two bishops have become the latest to call for changes to the English translation of the Mass.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will welcome Pope Francis to the White House on 23 September during his visit to the US.
French Catholics and Muslims held a joint prayer service near Paris to celebrate the feast of the Annunciation, taking a similar tradition from Lebanon as their model and planning to make it an annual event in France.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been “shown the yellow card” by Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne for boasting that football’s international governing body is more influential than any religion.
Italian bishops have expressed their support for Dolce and Gabbana after the fashion designers found themselves under attack for defending the traditional family.
The Church of England has named its most senior woman bishop, the second to be appointed to the episcopacy this week.