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A Catholic MP has challenged the Deputy Prime Minister to campaign for faith schools after he praised them as “engines of integration”.
Pope Francis has been criticised by victims’ groups for what they say is an inadequate response to questions about clerical child abuse that he gave in an interview with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on Wednesday.
Two of Ireland’s most prominent dioceses say responses to the Vatican survey on marriage and the family reveal a gap between Church teaching and practice.
To mark International Women’s Day tomorrow, the Women's Interfaith Network, which aims to promote understanding and dialogue between women of different faiths across the UK, is launching an art exhibition that showcases the work of women artists from around the world of different faiths.
A leading figure in Catholic education pleaded guilty in a London court this week to downloading more than 5,000 images of child pornography from the internet to his computer.
Cafod is warning that the Department for International Development’s (DfID) new focus on trade rather than aid will bypass small businesses, which employ some of the poorest people in developing nations.
Record numbers of applications were made to top-performing Catholic secondary schools this year, with hundreds of pupils denied places.
Pope Francis was breaking away from “moralism”, Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga said in an interview with the German Catholic News Agency KNA on the occasion of the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ election.
Pope Francis has told Catholics to stay alert to poverty during Lent, warning that Christians risk becoming numbed to violence and suffering.
The theologian and poet Dom Sebastian Moore, who died on 28 February aged 96, kept his mischievous streak right up until the end.