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Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt was this week accused of “breathtaking ignorance and bigotry” after he appeared to suggest that nuns were second-rate teachers without qualifications.
Decentralisation, the Vatican's finances and the need for qualified lay professionals are among the topics discussed by cardinals from around the world gathered in Rome by Pope Francis to discuss the reform of the Roman Curia.
The Vatican has told priests and deacons that their homilies should be based on Scripture and not be improvised, personalised or boring.
A Catholic Archbishop and Muslim leader have joined forces to appeal for the lives of two Australians facing execution in Indonesia.
Chinese government officials are refusing to return the body of a 94-year-old bishop who spent more than half his life in prison to allow his relatives to hold a funeral for him.
The former Bishop of Limburg, Franz-Peter Tebartz van Elst, has been working in the Roman Curia since December, the Vatican confirmed on Saturday.
A proposed restructuring of parishes in the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh will lead to a reduction in the number of full-time priests to about 30 by 2035.
The Church systematically failed abuse survivors in Australia, the royal commission has found.
Pope Francis today called for aid to be stepped up for migrants trying to reach Europe’s shores following reports that as many as 300 migrants have died in recent days attempting the Mediterranean crossing from Libya to Italy.
Peter Sutherland, Irish barrister and chairman of Goldman Sachs International, has been elected president of the Geneva-based International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC).