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A gay pride rally that was to have been hosted at the church led by the 2014 Templeton Prize winner, Mgr Tomás Halík, is to be staged elsewhere following objections from the head of the Czech Church.
The Government has appealed to the Church of England to support plans to relax Sunday trading laws.
One of England’s leading religious orders has turned to its younger members to help address the difficulties posed by ageing communities and scarce vocations.
Pope Francis at Wednesday’s General Audience stressed that divorced and remarried Catholics are “still a part of the Church” even though “their unions are contrary to the Sacrament of marriage”.
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has agreed a multi-million-dollar settlement with 330 people who have filed claims of sexual abuse by clergy.
A Catholic neurologist has criticised the Government’s new guidelines for care for dying people, warning that they are “worse than the Liverpool Care Pathway”.
A hermit has pleaded guilty to harassing a lesbian couple after issuing them with a letter describing their sexuality as “part of the devil’s madness.”
A bishop has been ordained in China for the first time in over three years despite growing tensions between the Vatican and the government.
The Catholic Church's Caritas charity in Greece has warned that new austerity measures, agreed between the left-wing government and European Union, will throw more people out of work and spur the flight of foreign companies, as well as worsening the plight of refugees and asylum-seekers from the Middle East and Africa.
Christian and Muslim leaders were instrumental in helping to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and Liberia despite initially being sidelined, a joint report by faith charities including Cafod has found.