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Hounded out of their homes by Islamist violence, Iraqi Christians face what many fear may be their final festive season in the land of their fathers as many prepare for exile
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- Liverpool’s archbishop talks about plans for his diocese, views on the synod and run-ins with Rome in interview
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- Prince of Wales: Muslims are victims of fanatics’ ‘sacrilegious’ acts
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A new initiative to reach out to survivors of clerical sexual abuse has been set up by the Irish Church.
Ukrainian Catholics have welcomed the landslide victory of Petro Poroshenko, a former foreign minister, in Sunday’s presidential election, and predicted a return to democratic governance and national unity.
The social action wing of the Church in England and Wales this week rejected government suggestions that employment alone is the key to solving the poverty crisis faced by millions of Britons today.
The President of the International Monetary Fund cited Pope Francis yesterday when she criticised the growing gap between the rich and the poor.
The Archbishop of Canterbury flew into Pakistan yesterday amid tight security on a visit to encourage the country’s embattled Christian minority and express his concern over the country’s oft-abused blasphemy law.
The Irish Church must stop trying to be a “spiritual Tesco” and instead focus on re-organising itself in order to serve a population who are unaware of the Gospel, a leading Irish bishop has said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is travelling to Rome meet Pope Francis next month to discuss their joint global initiative to tackle slavery and human trafficking.
Church leaders have strongly condemned the death sentence handed to a young Sudanese Christian woman who gave birth to a baby girl in prison this week.
Catholic doctors who follow church teaching on sexual ethics cannot work as gynaecologists in Britain, the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) conference was told.
Israeli police said a man set fire to a prayer book in a Jerusalem church near a sensitive holy site where Pope Francis had just finished celebrating Mass.