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The Vatican has said Pope Francis will continue with his visit to Egypt later this month despite raised security fears following the deadly terrorist attacks on churches at the weekend...

 


At least 44 people have been killed and many more injured in suicide bomb attacks on two Coptic churches during Palm Sunday services in northern Egypt, just weeks before Pope Francis is due to visit...


Two prominent Catholic leaders in Syria criticised the recent US missile strikes and highlighting the fact that they occurred before the completion of any investigation into the attacks on the Syrian village of Khan Shaykhun, in which at least 86 people were killed in a suspected chemical attack last week...


Pope Francis has appointed a career Vatican diplomat from the United States to be his next papal ambassador to Great Britain...


Devastating floods in Peru have killed over 100 people and thousands more have been forced to evacuate their homes as the worst rain to hit the country in two decades continues...

 


One of the 18 Catholic religious congregations who ran residential institutions in Ireland where children were abused has said the Orders do not have a moral obligation to pay half of the €1.5bn compensation cost to survivors, writes Sarah Mac Donald.


There is a growing proportion of catechumens, or unbaptised people, and an increasing number of children asking to be received into the Catholic Church this Easter.


Managers in Britain are failing to handle expressions of religion and belief in the workplace, with some workers claiming they have experienced harassment, discrimination or bullying because of their religion, according to a new study published by ComRes research, writes Rose Gamble.


Cardinal Vincent Nichols has accused the European Union of abandoning values enshrined in Catholic teaching, but predicted the Church would be able to help maintain Europe’s community bonds after Brexit, writes Jonathan Luxmoore.


The number of children who receive free school meals is an increasingly “unreliable” way of measuring poverty, which can create a deeply misleading impression of faith schools’ recruitment policies, according to a new report.


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Archbishop of Mosul says over 600 Christian families have returned to northern Iraq to 'start again from scratch'11 August 2017 by Rose Gamble

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