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Tomorrow sees the re-convening of bishops in Rome to consider marriage, divorce and sexuality. Last year’s meeting brought bitter disagreements out into the open and the rows have continued to simmer ever since
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Pope Francis on Sunday gave one of his strongest affirmations to date of his belief in the Second Vatican Council reform that introduced the Mass in the vernacular.
Christians feel pressured to keep their faith hidden at work, mocked by colleagues for being bigoted and discriminated against when it comes to wearing religious symbols, a new report has shown.
The Vatican’s ambassador to the UK has denied visiting the final holding place of the murdered former Italian prime minister, Aldo Moro, to hear his last confession in May 1978.
Priests in England and Wales are being urged to sign a letter calling on the next Synod on the Family to proclaim the Church’s “unchanging” moral teaching and resist any move allowing Communion for the divorced and remarried.
Jean Vanier, founder of the L’Arche network, has won the Templeton Prize.
The Pope was represented by a special envoy at the quadricentenary celebrations of the martyrdom of Scotland's only post-Reformation saint.
Archbishop Oscar Romero is due to be beatified on 23 May, the day before Pentecost, according to Italian media reports.
Pope Francis has said he is very scared of physical pain and wants God to spare him that in the event of an assassination attempt.
Islamic State terrorists have released some of the Christian families they seized from north-east Syria last week but have kidnapped more, according to the papal representative to Syria.
US Cardinal Raymond Burke has condemned church reformers who want to explore ways of admitting civilly remarried Catholics to Communion in a damning critique of October’s Synod of bishops on the Family.