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- Vatican condemns leaking of expenses details of Pell’s Secretariat for the Economy
- Former Vatican abuse prosecutor Sciculna named as Archbishop of Malta
- Adjust your expectations of Pope Francis ‘radical revolution’, warns Cardinal Kasper
- Islamic State ‘begins to kill’ the more than 350 Christians abducted from north-east Syria
Distressed crew members of the ship on which 35 illegal Sikh immigrants from Afghanistan were discovered inside a container have attended a special Mass on board.
The Church in India has hit back at attempts to ban wine at Mass as part of a drive to enforce prohibition in one of the country’s most Christian states.
A leading Catholic aid charity has called on governments to focus more strongly on those who are living in poverty.
A major survey hoping to garner examples of how religious faith is treated in the workplace in Britain has been launched.
Francis is set to become the first pope to set foot in Sri Lanka’s northern Tamil territory, amid accusations of ill treatment there by the country’s Singalese majority.
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) wrapped up its annual meeting in Nashville, affirming their commitment to continued dialogue with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF)
A Josephite sister was arrested at one of several sit-ins by Christians and members of other faiths at MPs' offices. The protesters were demanding changes to Australia's asylum seeker detention policies.
The president of the German bishops' conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has appealed to Muslim leaders publicly to condemn Islamic terror in Iraq and to declare that violence in the name of God is never justified.
The Chief Executive of the Catholic charity Marriage Care welcomed the Government's greater commitment to supporting marriage pledged by the Prime Minister in a ringing endorsement of family life in London this week.
Leading theologians have criticised the closure of a university's post-graduate theology and ministry programme as “deeply regrettable”.