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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”.
Pope Francis has appointed Robert McElroy, an auxiliary bishop in San Francisco and an outspoken campaigner for social justice, as Bishop of San Diego.
Nigeria's bishops condemned the Islamist terror group Boko Haram for forcing children to commit crimes such as suicide bombings.
Pope Francis told Christians to judge their own sinfulness before pointing the finger at other people.
The head of Vatican security said Islamic State militants have threatened the Vatican, but there are no indications of any planned attack.
At least 19 of the hundreds of Assyrian Christians seized by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in north eastern Syria last week have been freed.
Pope Francis this weekend praised co-operatives as one solution to a “throwaway culture” mired in economic dishonesty and injustice.
The head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales said he was "dismayed" that immigration was becoming a major issue in May's General Election.
A new leader of one of the two seminaries in Rome run by the Church in England and Wales has been announced.