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- Nichols and Welby plead for end to Gaza 'carnage' and 'self-defeating' violence
- Principal lay ministry course backed by Cardinal Hume ends as funding dries up and applicant numbers fall
- German bishops: Churches share blame for Europe’s slide into First World War
- French cardinal calls for solidarity of ‘flesh and blood’ with Iraqi Christians as he arrives in Kurdistan
A fundraising campaign has been launched to purchase one of England’s grandest recusant homes to put it back into church hands.
Tony Blair has called on governments around the world to acknowledge that a “clear common theme” of religious extremism is behind the world’s major conflicts, posing the biggest global security challenge of the twenty-first century, and change their policies accordingly.
Pope Francis yesterday called for an end to violence in Ukraine, where at least three people have been killed in clashes that have erupted from two months of anti-Government protests.
A small makeshift bomb exploded in central Rome early this morning, causing slight damage to a building belonging to a French religious establishment and three parked cars, just hours before a visit to Pope Francis by French President François Hollande.
Divisions among Christians and a failure to evangelise are leading to insufficient witness by the Church in the Midlands, the Archbishop of Birmingham, Bernard Longley has said.
A women’s ordination group will hold their annual meeting in a Catholic church for the first time in their history.
El Salvadorean President Mauricio Funes has announced that the country’s main international airport is to be renamed after Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was murdered by a military death squad in 1980.
The leading member of the Council of Cardinals (C8) has sharply criticised the Prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, Cardinal-designate Gerhard Müller.
The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said the Government has threatened his Church over its involvement in the pro-EU protests in Kiev that have escalated into violence.
A leading Catholic charity this week named for the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award has reported a marked increase in demand for its services.