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15 June 2015 13:02 by Joanna Moorhead

There has been a tiny reduction in the number of abortions carried out in England and Wales, according to new government figures released last week.

12 June 2015 13:44 by Christopher Lamb

The Church in England and Wales is stepping up its work to combat human trafficking by launching a fundraising campaign to put their work in this area on a sound financial footing.

12 June 2015 13:25

A French group called “New Martyrs”, which supports persecuted Middle East Christians, has launched a campaign to stop Western companies from buying oil from Islamic State.

12 June 2015 12:35 by Christopher Lamb

Downside Abbey, the senior house of the English Benedictine order, is to close five of its churches as it undergoes a process of reflection about its future.

11 June 2015 13:03 by CNS

When Pope Francis met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican on 10 June, the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine was the principal topic of their conversation and was a concern for many others as well.

11 June 2015 12:58 by Christopher Lamb

A copy of a famous tract written by a prominent Reformation martyr is being returned to the place it was printed after 434 years.

11 June 2015 12:44 by Hannah Roberts in Rome

Pope Francis is to open a hostel for the homeless, in his latest initiative to help those sleeping rough on Rome's streets.

11 June 2015 12:35 by Joanna Moorhead

Priests and religious working abroad will no longer be eligible for free NHS care

10 June 2015 17:36 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

One of the world’s top Muslim clerics urged the United Nations to defeat Islamic State (ISIS), warning that they pose a threat to the whole world, not just the Middle East.

10 June 2015 15:18 by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt, James Roberts

Following a proposal from the C9 Council of Cardinals this week, Pope Francis has approved a new system of accountability for bishops with respect to allegations of the sexual abuse of minors.