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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.
Another four Christian hostages have been freed by Islamic State jihadists in Syria, according to a television channel dedicated to Assyrian news.
US Cardinal Francis George, archbishop emeritus of Chicago, was admitted to Loyola University Medical Centre this week to undergo several days of tests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bishops have sent messages of support to campaigners blockading a nuclear weapons factory in Berkshire.
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.
Lord Williams, the former archbishop of Canterbury, said that Christians should not vote for a candidate simply because they defend “Judeo-Christian values”.