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The Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, who this week said he was “relieved” that a relationship he had with a woman six years ago had been revealed, said that the Church authorities did not know about the affair.
A Westminster auxiliary who has worked closely with Cardinal Vincent Nichols was today appointed the new Bishop of Salford.
Catholic leaders in Hong Kong have spoken out as the student-led occupation that has paralysed the city spread on China’s National Day on Wednesday.
The former Anglican Bishop of Winchester, Michael Scott-Joynt, has died aged 71.
More than 100,000 indecent images and videos of children have been found on the computer of the laicised former papal ambassador Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will make a rare public appearance on Sunday when he meets elderly people and grandparents at the Vatican.
A senior Christian pastor reportedly shot dead in prison in Pakistan is “alive and well”, the news agency Fides has reported.
A Belgian serving a life sentence for murder and rape has won the right to an assisted suicide under the country's euthanasia law, thus widening the scope of the law’s application and setting a precedent that has prompted about 15 more convicts to request the same option.
Pope Francis has removed a Paraguayan bishop who was accused of protecting a suspected abuser.
Married couples will have a prominent role in the forthcoming Synod on the Family, the event’s organiser has revealed.