- Trying to square the circle
The opening days of the Synod on the Family have revealed distinct differences of opinion between the participants. How can their commitment to church teaching be matched with compassion for those who struggle with it?
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will welcome Pope Francis to the White House on 23 September during his visit to the US.
French Catholics and Muslims held a joint prayer service near Paris to celebrate the feast of the Annunciation, taking a similar tradition from Lebanon as their model and planning to make it an annual event in France.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been “shown the yellow card” by Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne for boasting that football’s international governing body is more influential than any religion.
Italian bishops have expressed their support for Dolce and Gabbana after the fashion designers found themselves under attack for defending the traditional family.
The Church of England has named its most senior woman bishop, the second to be appointed to the episcopacy this week.
The BBC should be covering religious affairs in its primetime slots, according to a senior former scriptwriter for the Corporation.
The Church of England has been accused of raiding its assets in an attempt to address declining attendance, with a £100 million recruitment plan that has also been criticised for lacking a “proven” growth strategy.
The Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh has described the actions of his predecessor, who has apologised for his sexual failings, as damaging the Church’s credibility and demoralising Catholics.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on policemen guarding a Catholic church, police officials said.
Representatives of the Catholic Church’s aid agency Caritas will meet in Rome tomorrow to plan its urgent response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, where more than a million people have fled attacks by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.