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04 March 2015 12:59 by Paul Wilkinson

The Anglican Bishop of Birmingham, whose diocese contains a high proportion of ethnic and religious minorities, has issued a plea for tolerance between local faith communities.

04 March 2015 12:19 by Liz Dodd

Another four Christian hostages have been freed by Islamic State jihadists in Syria, according to a television channel dedicated to Assyrian news.

04 March 2015 11:49 by CNS

US Cardinal Francis George, archbishop emeritus of Chicago, was admitted to Loyola University Medical Centre this week to undergo several days of tests.

04 March 2015 11:42 by Paul Wilkinson

A Scottish Catholic MP will try to clarify the conscience clause in the 1967 Abortion Act in the next Parliament to allow hospital administrative staff to refuse to work on abortion cases.

03 March 2015 20:25 by James Roberts

Pope Francis on Tuesday issued a motu proprio that formally accords Australian Cardinal George Pell oversight of the Vatican’s financial activities, and sets up a new and powerful office of auditor-general.

03 March 2015 17:47 by Liz Dodd

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has welcomed the Churches' recent guidance for voters ahead of May's General Election, despite their criticisms of Government policies.

03 March 2015 13:55 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

A reform-minded group of lay Catholics has published materials to encourage as many people as possible to make their views heard on issues such as homosexuality and civil remarriage ahead of October’s Synod on the Family.

03 March 2015 13:53 by Liz Dodd

Bishops have sent messages of support to campaigners blockading a nuclear weapons factory in Berkshire.

03 March 2015 13:47 by Liz Dodd

A parliamentary inquiry headed by Catholic MP Sarah Teather has condemned the detention of migrants, including victims of trafficking and rape, in prison-like conditions.

03 March 2015 13:28 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Lord Williams, the former archbishop of Canterbury, said that Christians should not vote for a candidate simply because they defend “Judeo-Christian values”.