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Pope Francis has warned Christians against using “worldly logic” in facing temptation to sin, saying the only true response is to cling to the word of God.
The minister responsible for care for the elderly and disabled people has backed plans to legalise assisted dying.
A group of Syria-based Orthodox nuns released unharmed yesterday after a three-month ordeal told a news conference they were treated well by their Islamist captors.
Tony Blair's former Director of Communications has praised Pope Francis for highlighting inequality between the rich and the poor.
The Catholic children’s charity Cabrini is set to make a loss of nearly £1 million this year.
A new evangelisation has been set up at Buckfast Abbey in Devon. It is called the School of the Annunciation and will be led by Dr Petroc Willey, the former director of the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham.
Despite the South Sudanese Catholic bishops’ call for the respect of places of worship and medical centres, anti-government rebels are continuing to target both according to church sources.
A sainthood cause is to be opened for the man whose assassination inspired Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero to speak out against injustice as his country slid towards civil war.
A Catholic MP has challenged the Deputy Prime Minister to campaign for faith schools after he praised them as “engines of integration”.
Pope Francis has been criticised by victims’ groups for what they say is an inadequate response to questions about clerical child abuse that he gave in an interview with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on Wednesday.