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06 August 2014 13:47 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis has told a crowd of 50,000 young German altar servers gathered in St Peter’s Square yesterday not to waste their lives on “futile” distractions such as chatting on the internet or on smartphones.

06 August 2014 13:27 by Ellen Teague

Despite space for religious practice being “cautiously widened” in Vietnam in recent decades, "serious violations of religious freedom" remain, says the UN’s Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion.

05 August 2014 18:44 by Ruth Gledhill

The Bishop of Gloucester, Michael Perham, has been questioned by police over allegations of indecent assault on a girl under 18 and a woman.

05 August 2014 16:19 by Liz Dodd

The Bishop responsible for international affairs in England and Wales has called on Catholics to take part in an international day of prayer for Iraq’s persecuted Christians on Wednesday.

05 August 2014 13:28 by Hannah Roberts in Rome

The Vatican has warned that the alleged rejection by his natural parents of a baby with Down’s syndrome born to a surrogate mother is a consequence of a culture that has turned babies into consumer products.

05 August 2014 11:41 by Liz Dodd

Baroness Warsi has resigned as the Minister for Faith and Communities, saying she could no longer support the Government’s “morally indefensible” approach to the Gaza conflict.

04 August 2014 17:20

A selection of stories from The Tablet of the week Britain entered World War One

04 August 2014 14:55 by Liz Dodd

Hundreds of talks about the Second Vatican Council and its legacy have been made available for free online.

04 August 2014 14:54 by Sarah Mac Donald

Pope Francis’ courage is causing disquiet among those with “a very conformist and closed Catholicism” the Archbishop of Dublin has warned.

04 August 2014 14:03 by Liz Dodd

The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has likened Gaza to a “factory of desperate people, designed to easily turn into extremists ready for anything".