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THE LEADER of the Irish Church is hoping to establish a network of Catholic family support groups in dioceses and parishes in the run-up to the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in 2018.

Inquiry launched into Maguire murder Premium

04 February 2016 | by Liz Dodd
AN INQUIRY has been launched into the murder of Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death while teaching at a Catholic college in Leeds in 2014, after her family claimed that the council withheld information about the attack, writes Liz Dodd.

SHREWSBURY Cathedral is to undergo a £750,000 renovation that has been part funded by the Government.


A Vatican diplomat this week met the British Government Minister with responsibility for the Middle East on the eve of a conference in London on Syria, writes Christopher Lamb.


A SERVING bishop is among a group of prominent Anglicans to launch a group to campaign for more rights for gay people within the Church.

A PROMINENT free-speech campaigner has claimed that recent legislation intended to stamp out football-related religious abuse has created a new sectarian divide in Scotland, writes Brian Morton.

AN APPEAL by the Christian-run bakery at the centre of a discrimination case over its refusal to bake a cake embellished with a pro-gay marriage slogan has been adjourned for three months, writes Rose Gamble.

An appeal by the Christian-run bakery at the centre of a discrimination case over its refusal to bake a cake embellished with a pro-gay marriage slogan has been adjourned today following an intervention by the Attorney General


An alleged conman has been arrested in Los Angeles after police and the Catholic Church say that he posed as a priest for more than 25 years, celebrating weddings and even administering at funerals before his capture this week.

 


In an echo of Pope Francis’ softening stance towards Beijing a senior Kong Kong Christian has urged the church in the territory to work with the Chinese authorities towards 'reconciliation and peace' and said that being antagonistic will only provide a negative effect

 


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