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A new kind of ghetto needs the Church's presence and people's solidarity: the "digital slum" where cyberbullying and online pornography and abuse run rampant, speakers at a Vatican news conference said.
The Archbishop of Glasgow has described the British welfare system as “unfit for purpose”.
The Prince of Wales has suggested that the international community is failing to meet its obligations towards victims of jihadist violence and warned that the availability online of footage of executions could take “this so so-called modern age” “into the dark ages”.
Pope Francis called on world leaders, activists and people of faith to pull together to rid the world of the threat of nuclear weapons.
Countless lives were saved in the Philippines this weekend by early warning systems funded by Catholics in England and Wales, the aid agency Cafod has said.
Cherie Blair has been appointed as a visiting Law professor at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
Pope Francis has said that he has been blessed with a lack of awareness, which enables him to carry out his reforms untroubled by what others might think of him.
The response to those most badly affected by the tough economic times since 2008 has come predominantly from churchgoers, the Archbishop of Canterbury said on Monday at the launch of the report of the All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Hunger and Food Poverty.
The quest for perfection is piling too much pressure on teenage girls, according to the head teacher of a leading Catholic independent school.
Depaul UK, a homelessness charity founded to continue the work of St Vincent de Paul, has appointed its first Jewish chair of trustees.