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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.
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.
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Hundreds of talks about the Second Vatican Council and its legacy have been made available for free online.
Pope Francis’ courage is causing disquiet among those with “a very conformist and closed Catholicism” the Archbishop of Dublin has warned.
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has likened Gaza to a “factory of desperate people, designed to easily turn into extremists ready for anything".
Up to one in 10 Catholic priests are former Church of England clergy, according to new figures.
Peace groups around the country will call for an end to war as Catholic and other religious leaders join vigils, services and commemorations to mark the centenary of Britain's entry into the First World War on Monday.
The Vatican has called for the faithful to be more restrained when offering the sign of peace during Mass.
Faith groups, voluntary and local authority leaders in Birmingham are negotiating a pioneering “social action covenant” to remove mistrust and promote collaboration across a range of projects.