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- Heythrop chairman quits as west London's 400-year-old Jesuit college considers its future
- Prince Charles tells Armenian church of his heartbreak over attacks on Middle Eastern Christians
- Nichols says Pope Francis appreciates the 'pragmatic minority' temperament of English Catholicism
- Cardinal O’Malley: we need urgent action on convicted Bishop Finn, LCWR probe was 'a disaster' and I'd ordain women
Pope Francis told UN leaders today that human development requires protecting the sanctity of life “from conception to natural death” as well as combating poverty and inequality.
A conference in Rome this week is training lay people and priests to carry out exorcisms because organisers say there has been a rise in demand.
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has rebuked the organisation that represents most American nuns for honouring a sister whose work it deems “seriously inadequate” and for promoting ideas “opposed to Christian revelation”.
The Catholic who wrote the script for the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony has defended it against claims that it demonstrated the disappearance of God from Britain.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Britain has said that Pope Francis personally supports Cardinal Vincent Nichols over his criticism earlier this year of the Government’s welfare reforms.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the Archbishop of Liverpool, Malcolm McMahon today visited Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds where Ann Maguire was stabbed to death in a classroom last week.
Bishop Patrick Lynch, the chairman of the England and Wales bishops’ conference Office for Migration Policy, has called on the Government to consider giving legal status to thousands of undocumented migrant children living in the United Kingdom.
Numbers of active priests in Ireland have fallen by some 16 per cent in six years, according to the latest report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church.
Catholic bishops in Nigeria are holding a holy hour of Eucharistic adoration in cathedrals on Sunday evening in addition to the many prayers and Masses being said in parishes around the country for the release of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists.
The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has spoken of his experience living on an “impossible” £1 a day as part of a campaign to draw attention to global hunger.