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- Former Vatican abuse prosecutor Sciculna named as Archbishop of Malta
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- Islamic State ‘begins to kill’ the more than 350 Christians abducted from north-east Syria
A female Catholic theologian has been banned by the Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh from speaking on Church property in his diocese.
Gay rights charity Stonewall is dropping its controversial “Bigot of the Year” award.
The Church commissioners have accepted a £2 million offer for land that includes an historic Roman fort near Auckland Castle, County Durham.
Pro-life campaigners should avoid coming across as “sourpusses” who forget to proclaim what the Church is for as much as what it is against, the Bishop of Shrewsbury has said.
Pope Francis has called for a global response to the increasing numbers of people leaving their home countries in search of a better life, ahead of the World Day for Migrants in 2015.
The Vatican’s Secretary of State has made an impassioned appeal to the international community to tackle global warming.
Pope Francis has appointed five women to the International Theological Commission, a record number that brings the percentage of women on the 30-member body to 16, or a proportion of one sixth.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, held talks on Tuesday with the Superior General of the Society of St Pius X (SSPX) and both pledged to continue their dialogue aimed at achieving a full reconciliation.
The Vatican has placed the laicised papal ambassador Jozef Wesolowski under house arrest as he awaits a criminal trial for sexually abusing young boys.
Mercy and compassion will be the theme for Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines next year, the country's bishops' conference revealed today.