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The Knights of Malta’s former leader has come out fighting saying the saga involving him, the Vatican and his leadership of the order is “by no means finished” 


The Zimbabwean pastor who initiated widespread anti-Mugabe protests has been arrested and charged with subverting the Government and could face up to 20 years in jail..


The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Church of England “failed terribly” for not reporting the head of a Christian charity accused of abusing young boys to the police..


The diocese of Paisley has turned to parishioners rather than professional fundraisers in an effort to pay off a £3 million debt.


The Pope should engage with the four cardinals who penned the “dubia”, or doubts, about contentious issues in his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, theologian Timothy Radcliffe has said, writes Filipe Avillez.


British church-linked charities are at loggerheads over whether to discriminate in favour of Christian refugees fleeing jihadists such as Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, writes Abigail Frymann Rouch.


News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland Premium

02 February 2017 | by Liz Dodd

The Church of England has said it will uphold its traditional teaching of marriage as being between a man and a woman while allowing “maximum freedom” for gay and lesbian Christians and their pastors.


The French Bishops’ Conference has said that nine priests and deacons are currently in prison for sexually abusing minors and 26 more clergy are being investigated by judicial authorities in such cases.


For the first time, the annual hour of remembrance for victims of the Holocaust on 27 January, the day in 1945 that the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated, was devoted to victims of the Nazi regime’s euthanasia programme...


Differences are emerging among US bishops in their responses to President Donald Trump’s executive orders restricting refugees from certain Muslim countries, building a wall on the US-Mexican border, and stopping federal funds from going to so-called “sanctuary cities” that shelter undocumented migrants, writes Michael Sean Winters.


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