Politicians should combat populism by modelling their rhetoric on that of Pope Francis, says Cardinal Nichols09 March 2017 | by Rose Gamble
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has attributed the rise of populism ‘tinged with xenophobia’ in Europe and the US as attributable to 'the distancing of politicians from people’s regular views'...
Millions march in protest of Peru's new national curriculum which teaches gender is 'chosen' not determined at birth09 March 2017 | by Rose Gamble
Over 1.5 million Peruvians attended marches against a proposed national curriculum of gender ideology, which teaches children that gender is chosen and has no connection with biological sex...
Increasing numbers of families in Britain are destitute, dependent on charity such as food banks to survive, the leading expert on poverty, Frank Field has warned, writes Catherine Pepinster.
The terms of a state inquiry into mother and baby homes for unmarried mothers, mostly run by religious orders, may be expanded following revelations that a “significant” quantity of infants’ remains were found at the site of the former Bon Secours home in Tuam...
The Catholic Church has welcomed plans by the Department for Education to make it compulsory for all primary and senior schools in England to teach Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) as part of the national curriculum.
The Bishop of Shrewsbury, Mark Davies, has told head teachers to reject “false notions of equality” promoted by a secular culture that protects the dignity of transgendered people but fails to protect the unborn, writes Liz Dodd.
Hospital staff should be more upfront about talking about faith to patients who are dying, as part of their end-of-life care plans, according to new research from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice).
Adult baptisms in Austria are booming, with many former Muslims converting. Six hundred and thirty-three adults will be received into the Catholic Church in the weeks leading up to Easter, compared to 411 last year, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippitt.
The head of the liaison body between the Australian Catholic Church and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has called for the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors to be answerable to the Pope in a much more direct way, rather than reporting through the Vatican bureaucracy.
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