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- Cardinal Pell's economic watchdog hits back at 'fictional' expenses accusations
- Nichols: all election candidates should explain their stance on immigration
- Pope praises co-operatives and rails against economy that enslaves the poor
- Francis leads prayers for kidnapped Christians as Aleppo bishop says thousands forced from their homes
The Prince of Wales has said he is “heartbroken” by the situation in Iraq, as it was revealed that he has donated money to help suffering Christians through the charity Aid to the Church in Need.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, who this morning stood alongside Muslim and Jewish leaders at Westminster Abbey to pray for peace in the Middle East, has spoken of the unprecedented brutality of Islamic State militants in Iraq in the wake of the murder of a second American journalist.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic yesterday began an analysis of whether they had the legal jurisdiction to start a trial against their former papal nuncio, Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, 66.
Pope Francis told football superstars including Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi to use their sport to fight discrimination and promote peace ahead of the Vatican-organised Match for Peace yesterday.
A priest at the frontline of the battle against the Mafia has said death threats made against him by criminal overlord Salvatore “Toto” Riina will not frighten him into retreat.
The French Catholic community Chemin Neuf has further expanded its presence in England by taking over an abbey in the Diocese of Plymouth.
Scotland’s archbishops have urged participation in the independence referendum.
Football superstars including Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho and Diego Maradona will play a “Match for Peace” organised by Pope Francis at Rome’s Olympic Stadium tonight.
Free transport to and from faith schools has effectively been scrapped in England’s countryside, according to an investigation by The Tablet.
Leading academics have backed Professor Sir Tom Devine’s call for a “Yes” vote in the upcoming Scottish referendum.