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A leading Catholic expert on health has claimed that a trend to professionalise hospital chaplaincy could endanger the future of the service.
Pope Francis has launched an attack on the Italian mafia, saying that mobsters adore evil and are excommunicated.
Pope Francis has refused to meet with immigrants who have taken shelter in a landmark Roman church in case it is seen as a political gesture.
The upcoming Church of England Synod that will decide the future of women bishops will be the most significant for 20 years, its Secretary General said today.
The Vatican has pledged to eradicate modern slavery from all of its supply chains following a meeting between Church officials and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined the lobbying effort against Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone this week, urging him not to attend the “March for Marriage” today.
The former President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Walter Kasper, has sharply criticised the German Protestant Church’s failure to mention the historic “Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification” of 1999 in its recent position paper on the theological foundation of the Reformation.
A Catholic priest in Jersey who led his community’s response to the murder of six people has been given an MBE.
The Prime Minister has once again applauded the value of Christianity in public life, arguing that it can inspire politicians to get out and "make a difference to people's lives".
Pope Francis' love of football is famous and it can be assumed that he is supporting Argentina during the World Cup this month. But Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff thought this might give an unfair advantage to the team.