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Cardinal Vincent Nichols has condemned the massacre of hundreds of Yazidis in the Talafar district in northern Iraq, days after appealing to the next UK Government to protect persecuted religious minorities who have become victims of the "terrible destruction" of “irrational fundamentalism".
The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have congratulated the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their second child on Saturday.
People seem to enjoy finding the shortcomings of candidates for sainthood like Blessed Junipero Serra, but they should ask themselves if they would have his generosity and courage to leave everything behind to care for the poor and bring them the Gospel, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis yesterday met the 18 members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) before they left for their annual meeting at the Palazzola retreat house, in the Alban Hills south of Rome.
Pope Francis has taken further steps towards reforming the Vatican’s media operations with the establishment of a commission to study the recommendations in a report produced by the British Catholic peer, Lord (Chris) Patten.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has written of his “sorrow and shame” for allowing a priest who abused children to remain in ministry when he was Bishop of Arundel and Brighton.
Three hermits living in a presbytery in the Diocese of Northampton say they have been asked to leave by the bishop following complaints about the behaviour of one of their number who regularly preaches and leaflets against homosexuality.
The organiser a group set up to encourage young people to live out the Church’s teachings on chastity has said she will stop distributing leaflets warning young people that sex outside marriage can “destroy their souls” and “make their bodies sick”.
Students at the Catholic University of Santiago have staged a demonstration against Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, over the dismissal of a prominent liberation theologian.
A major diocese in the north of England has posted its fourth annual budget deficit of the past five years after its latest accounts revealed a shortfall of £1.3 million in the last financial year.