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06 February 2015 12:10 by Staff reporter

A judge has said priests and imams could be committing the offence dating from the nineteenth century of “spiritual influence” if they instruct congregations to vote for certain candidates.

06 February 2015 12:08 by Sarah Mac Donald in Dublin

Talks aimed at reconciling a leading Irish advocate of church reform with Rome were due to be held in Dublin this week.

06 February 2015 12:07 by Joanna Moorhead

A pro-life charity said this week it plans to raise funds to help two Catholic midwives now facing a six-figure bill for costs following a recent unsuccessful legal battle over their being forced to supervise nurses involved with abortion procedures.

06 February 2015 11:30 by CNS

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives announced on Thursday that Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress during his visit to the east coast of the US in September.

05 February 2015 18:07 by Liz Dodd

Senior Vatican officials have been denied entry to India to attend the national assembly of its bishops’ conference, which began on Tuesday.

05 February 2015 15:07 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis has ordered the world’s bishops to co-operate fully with the Vatican’s new abuse commission which has been tasked with improving the child protection procedures.

05 February 2015 13:10 by Abigail Frymann Rouch, CNS

Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero will most likely be beatified in San Salvador within the next five months and canonised by 2017, according to a campaigner close to the martyred prelate’s cause for sainthood.

05 February 2015 00:02 by Christopher Lamb

Religious broadcasting on BBC radio dropped by 37 per cent last year, according to figures from the corporation.

04 February 2015 18:15 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Big business needs to pay its fair share of taxes, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.

04 February 2015 18:10 by Hannah Roberts in Rome

The Pope has said that he is “truly sorry” for offending large families by saying that there was no need for Catholics to breed “like rabbits”.