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Three priests and a teacher have been arrested in connection with a sex abuse scandal in Granada.
Pray at work, do not gossip and be fair in your dealings with others: these are some of the ideas put forward by the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh in an evangelisation drive inspired by Pope Francis.
A major new international partnership between the Church and law enforcement agencies is to be announced at next week’s meeting in London of the Santa Marta group to combat human trafficking.
When Francis lands in the Turkish capital Ankara on Friday he will embark on a visit around the historic geographical and cultural meeting point between East and the West.
Russia has donated the huge Christmas tree outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris this year, highlighting the role of religious contacts in its diplomacy. The surprise gift came after the cathedral appealed to foreign embassies for the first time to fund the holiday spectacle.
A top Indian-born economist questioned the coherence of Pope Francis' views on global economics, asking whether he has enough policies to bring about change in the lives of the poor.
The man in charge of Labour's policy review, Jon Cruddas, said this week that the party's leaders are nervous of taking up the new direction that would be required to implement Catholic Social Teaching (CST).
A swift and united response by religious leaders helped to avert a “dangerous and polarising situation” in the wake of the Lee Rigby murder, according to the UK Ambassador to the Holy See, Nigel Baker.
An attempt to prevent an Irish parish priest accompany Justice and Equality Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin on a visit to a direct provision centre for asylum seekers was reversed this week following widespread publicity.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall celebrated the 40th anniversary of an interfaith society in Wolverhampton during a visit to the city on Tuesday.