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The upcoming trials of Cardinal George Pell for alleged historical sexual offences may be conducted in secret, if a judge approves a super injunction order put forward by prosecutors


An archivist in the Catholic church in London has uncovered a chain of events that links Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman with the forthcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle


15 May 2018 | by Judith Sudilovsky, CNS

Dozens killed as US embassy opens in Jerusalem

More than 50 people were killed when violence broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers at the inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem. 


A custom-built 2018 Lamborghini Huracan coupe autographed by Pope Francis raised over £700,000 at a Sotheby's auction on 12 May in Monaco.


The Vatican has given its permission for the opening of the sainthood cause of an Iraqi priest and three deacons who were murdered by armed gunmen in Mosul.


14 May 2018 | by Simon Caldwell, CNS

Thousands line streets to pay tribute to Alfie Evans

Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Liverpool to pay tribute to Alfie Evans on the day of the toddler's funeral. Alfie, who suffered from an incurable and indiagnosed neurological condition died on April 28 after his parents lost a long series of court appeals.


Heeding a call from Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins to "speak more loudly by silence," Canada's largest pro-life march reversed course on 10 May after it was blocked for at least 20 minutes by a counter-protest.


The Catholic Church is stepping into action on behalf of hundreds of residents displaced from a fierce and unpredictable volcanic eruption.


Pope Francis prayed for "reconciliation" rather than hatred and violence in response to church suicide bombings in Indonesia that killed 14 and injured dozens more, as it emerged that one family, including three young children, was responsible


Suspected Islamists staged coordinated attacks today in Indonesia’s second city of Surabaya, the capital of Indonesia's East Java province in churches of three denominations.



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