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President Barack Obama, a late addition to a Catholic-Evangelical summit at Washington's Georgetown University on overcoming poverty, said events like those in Ferguson, Missouri, and in Baltimore demonstrate a need to "refocus attention on poverty".
Catholic organisations in Germany welcomed changes to their Church's employment rules, so staff will no longer face being fired for remarrying without an annulment or for forming gay unions.
Church agencies have warned that the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Tuesday could have a devastating impact on the crippled country.
A petition inspired by Cardinal Raymond Burke that urges Pope Francis not to alter church teaching on at October’s Synod on the Family has gained 228,000 signatures.
The Bishop of Shrewsbury has praised the almost 500 priests who lobbied their bishops in the press to defend church teaching on marriage ahead of October’s Synod on the Family.
Follow God’s commandments but never forget his mercy, Cardinal Vincent Nichols told lesbian and gay Catholics during a pastoral visit to the London parish where they celebrate Mass together.
When medieval pilgrims walked to Canterbury they passed the evenings telling their stories, so one pro-migrants group is setting off on a nine-day walking tour to use story-telling as a way of highlighting the ordeals of detainees held in Britain’s immigration removal centres.
The Holy Spirit strengthens modern martyrs, giving them the force to proclaim their faith in Christ even as they are about to die, Pope Francis said.
Religious persecution is a key factor driving Middle Eastern and African Christians to risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean in the hopes of reaching Europe, Amnesty International said today.
A member of the Catholic lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in London has claimed he was snubbed by Polish church leaders during a visit last month.