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Pope Francis is to wash the feet of twelve migrants on Holy Thursday, a gesture that is likely to be interpreted as a sign for Europe to make greater efforts to welcome refugees...

 


The Boston Globe has said it will no longer be running its Catholic news site Crux as of 1 April. The announcement came after less than two years of operation for the site. The Boston Globe cited financial reasons for the decision.

 


The trial of five people, including two journalists, for leaking confidential financial documents of the Holy See resumed today

 


The chair of the Grantham Institute and former chief economist of the World Bank has said the timing of the Pope’s encyclical, Laudato Si’, influenced the historic climate change agreement reached in Paris


Part of the seventh-century monastery on the island of Lindisfarne is to be excavated for the first time thanks to a crowdfunding project, writes Elena Curti.


A parish church on Teesside has been listed for the first time and two other churches have had their listing upgraded from Grade II to I following a joint project between Historic England and Middles­brough Diocese.


Becoming “a poor Church for the poor” requires the imaginative leap of seeing the world through the eyes of people living in poverty, Fr Timothy Radcliffe told a conference at Leeds Trinity University last Saturday.


Cardinal Vincent Nichols has criticised the Government’s Prevent strategy saying that it risks alienating people, writes Megan Cornwell.


The man who led an independent review into safeguarding in the Catholic Church in Scotland says he is dismayed by the Church’s lack of urgency in acting on his major recommendation that it should reach out to abuse survivors, writes Brian Morton.


A high-powered group of traditionally Republican Catholics appealed to Catholics “and all men and women of good will” to oppose Republican contender Donald Trump’s presidential bid, writes James Roberts.


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