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Interventions by Prince Charles in support of persecuted Christians are, according to a senior Anglican adviser who knows his interfaith work well, examples of a commitment to religious freedom born out of his role as heir to the throne
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- Muslim leaders must denounce persecution of Christians, Francis says, emphasising faiths’ common traditions
- A difficult trip at a difficult time: what Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey is all about
- Church and police launch international anti-trafficking partnership citing Britian as a model
- Dioceses set up evangelisation teams in effort to reach out to lapsed and non-believers
Britain needs to be part of a reforming European Union, a bishop with responsibility for European affairs said this week in the wake of the electoral gains by the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip).
Pope Francis told reporters May 26 that "three bishops are under investigation" for misdeeds related to the sexual abuse of minors and that "one has already been condemned and his penalty is being studied."
The Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has attended the patriotic Te Deum service at the cathedral in Buenos Aires for the first time in eight years.
A new initiative to reach out to survivors of clerical sexual abuse has been set up by the Irish Church.
Ukrainian Catholics have welcomed the landslide victory of Petro Poroshenko, a former foreign minister, in Sunday’s presidential election, and predicted a return to democratic governance and national unity.
The social action wing of the Church in England and Wales this week rejected government suggestions that employment alone is the key to solving the poverty crisis faced by millions of Britons today.
The President of the International Monetary Fund cited Pope Francis yesterday when she criticised the growing gap between the rich and the poor.
The Archbishop of Canterbury flew into Pakistan yesterday amid tight security on a visit to encourage the country’s embattled Christian minority and express his concern over the country’s oft-abused blasphemy law.
The Irish Church must stop trying to be a “spiritual Tesco” and instead focus on re-organising itself in order to serve a population who are unaware of the Gospel, a leading Irish bishop has said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is travelling to Rome meet Pope Francis next month to discuss their joint global initiative to tackle slavery and human trafficking.