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The University of Durham has established a new academic role focused on Catholic Social Teaching, believed to be the first of its kind in any secular higher education institution.
US President Barack Obama pledged to read Pope Francis’ first major publication, Evangelii Gaudium, as the pair met for the first time today.
The Archdiocese of Liverpool is blocking an attempt by an independent Catholic school in Crosby to become a free school.
Cardinal Walter Kasper’s proposal to allow communion for remarried divorcees was given a negative reception from most of his confreres at last month’s consistory according to an Italian journalist.
A court in Indonesia has revoked a permit for the construction of a new Catholic church following protests from Islamic extremists.
The most senior American in the Vatican has hit out at President Barack Obama on the eve of his visit to Pope Francis, charging that he "appears to be a totally secularised man who aggressively promotes anti-life and anti-family policies".
Robert Mickens has been suspended as The Tablet's Rome correspondent following remarks made by him on the Facebook website about the Pope Emeritus. An enquiry is now being carried out.
The newly elected Muslim mayor of Nazareth wants the Feast of the Annunciation to be proclaimed a civic holiday in Nazareth.
Traditional “Victorian” expectations of family life should give way to a much greater understanding of those with “patchwork” families or who live on their own, a leading lay Catholic academic has said.
Several Catholic priests in Ukraine fled the country’s Black Sea region of Crimea after receiving threatening phone calls and messages from local pro-Russian armed militia and being abducted for several days.