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07 April 2014 11:39 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

A Dutch Jesuit priest who had opted to remain in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, Fr Frans Van Der Lugt, has been shot dead this morning.

07 April 2014 11:30 by Christopher Lamb

A former altar boy who was sexually abused by a priest in the Archdiocese of Birmingham has launched a £300,000 compensation claim.

04 April 2014 15:50 by Christopher Lamb

A top Vatican investigator has been appointed to examine claims of sexual misconduct in the archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh, where Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigned amid scandal last year.

04 April 2014 15:03 by James Macintyre

The decision to allow Britain’s last remaining Catholic adoption agency to retain its charitable status has been dismissed as “mistaken” by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

04 April 2014 15:02 by Francis McDonagh

The Argentine media is attributing to the “Francis effect” the decision by the archbishop of the country’s second city, to allow the daughter of a lesbian couple to be baptised in his cathedral.

04 April 2014 15:00 by James Macintyre

Campaigners against sexual abuse have expressed grave concerns after a leading figure in Catholic education was given a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to downloading more than 5,000 indecent images of children.

04 April 2014 14:58 by Christopher Lamb

The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has told Catholic parliamentarians that they will not be refused communion if they voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

04 April 2014 14:47 by Liz Dodd

The Archbishop of Canterbury warned today of the "absolutely catastrophic" consequences for on Christians in other countries if the Church of England decided to solemnise gay marriages.

03 April 2014 12:35 by Isabel de Bertodano

An offer from the Vatican to send an envoy to act as mediator in the political crisis in Venezuela has been welcomed by both President Nicolas Maduro and the main opposition parties.

03 April 2014 12:29 by James Macintyre

ALL 35 Catholic schools in the counties of Devon, Cornwall and Dorset are set to become academies under plans by the Diocese of Plymouth.