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Following his election as Lib Dem leader, Tim Farron was grilled by the media about his beliefs as an evangelical Christian. Has the focus on faith, which began with Tony Blair, reached the point where it is harder than ever to hold religious beliefs and play an active role in political life?
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The Church of England voted this weekend to introduce a raft of new measures aimed at strengthening safeguarding procedures.
Pope Francis’ three-day visit to Paraguay drew to a close on Sunday night with a mass rally of young people on the new coast-road area known as the Costanera.
The theme of openness to those who have different opinions was central once again in Pope Francis’ homily at the Mass in the Ñu Guasu park on Sunday, as it had been on Saturday afternoon in the Leon Condou stadium.
Hecklers and protestors interrupted Pope Francis' trip to a meeting of representatives of Paraguayan civil society in Asuncion on Saturday afternoon.
The theme of the Paraguayan woman, “the most glorious in America”, rose up again in Pope Francis’ homily on Saturday morning, when he celebrated Mass at the national Marian shrine of Caacupe.
Pope Francis called for a strengthening of democracy and “an end to war between brothers” upon his arrival in Paraguay for the final leg of his tour of Latin America.
The US bishops’ conference is distributing a bulletin insert in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage nationwide.
Leaders of France's main religions have issued a joint appeal to the Government, saying the climate crisis is a spiritual and moral challenge and urging it to “rethink and reshape our relationship to creation and nature”.
In one of his rare speeches since he retired as pope two years ago, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said that classical music for him can be an “encounter with the divine”.
The earth and its peoples are being "brutally punished" by the effects of climate change and pollution, which are driven by the pursuit of profit at all costs, Pope Francis told an international gathering of grassroots activists in Boliva.