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The jihadist group now calling itself the Islamic State, which has terrorised religious minorities in Syria and Iraq, has declared its intention to restore the caliphate. Yet the extremists’ aims are remote from those of earlier Islamic rulers
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A leading Anglican thinker has described popular charismatic “worship songs” as impoverishing Christian liturgy.
Pope Francis urged 10,000 engaged couples who gathered in St Peter’s Square this morning to build their relationship on charity and not to be afraid of “for ever”.
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The Catholic Education Service’s former Religious Education Adviser has appeared in court charged with possessing more than 5,000 indecent images of children.
Pope Francis is reportedly preparing to convene crisis talks between representatives of the Argentine president, union bosses and business leaders, as the country slides into financial turmoil.
Europe is in danger of betraying its Christian heritage unless Christians find new ways to influence Western society, Cardinal Reinhart Marx warned this week during a lecture held in Oxford.
A teacher at a Catholic middle school in Butte, Montana was fired after she became pregnant out of wedlock.
Pope Francis has told Sri Lankan pilgrims to the Vatican he would like to visit their country, but the dates for such a trip are still uncertain.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor believes that Confession is in need of significant reform and should be discussed at a special synod on the sacraments.
Homophobia is an insult to God and love must be shown to gay and lesbian people, the Archbishop of Dublin has said.