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The number of Catholic clergy and lay people who were killed while serving the Church last year is at a seven-year high, according to new figures released by the Vatican’s information service, Agenzia Fides...


Pope Francis has deplored a bloody gang-related riot in a prison in Brazil this week which led to more than 60 inmates - mainly from one of the country's most notorious criminal gangs and a number of sex offenders - in Manaus...


A “liturgical commemoration” has been added to the diocesan calendar on 24 March, the anniversary of his martyrdom. It will be celebrated annually in St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, south London...


According to the liberation theologian Leonardo Boff, Pope Francis may soon respond to the Brazilian bishops’ special request that – on account of the drastic shortage of priests – thousands of priests in Brazil who have left the priesthood to marry should be allowed to return to ministry...


Catholic Church brokered a deal between the government and opposition parties that could see first peaceful transfer of power in DRC since independence...


Three leaders of France's far-right Front National (FN) have used post-Christmas interviews on leading radio stations to criticise French bishops for urging Catholics to support refugees. They argue that the clergy should focus on filling up their churches rather than interfering in politics...


A spokesman for Latvia’s Catholic Church has angrily dismissed fears of possible Russian aggression against his country, and accused Western media and politicians of exaggerating the dangers...


The Pope has written to all the bishops of the Church asking them to renew their commitment to safeguarding children and asking forgiveness for the sins committed by members of the Church...


People are dying “immersed in the deafening silence of the media” and in the indifference of the international community as ethnic massacres in South Sudan continue, the Bishop of Yei has said..


Cardinal Christoph Schonborn has said Christians must insist on Islam accepting the importance of religious freedom and allow Muslims to convert to Christianity...


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