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Ireland's former President Mary McAleese has urged Cardinal Keith O'Brien to share his life story in order to help gay people who have felt the need “to pretend to be heterosexual”.
Birmingham’s Newman University has appointed Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor as its first chancellor.
A former official in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was released from prison on Friday after an appeals court overturned his jail sentence for child endangerment.
The Vatican has pledged £3 million to cover some of debt owed by the organisers of the 2013 World Youth Day, held last July in Rio de Janeiro, the archdiocese of the Brazilian city announced.
Pope Francis announced that he is to travel to the Holy Land from 24-26 May, ending weeks of speculation.
The Church of England is trialling a new version of its baptism service, in which parents and godparents are no longer asked to "repent of sins" and "reject the Devil".
Kenneth Langone, founder of the Home Depot megastore who is worth an estimated US$2.1bn, said an anonymous donor is considering withholding a seven-figure donation towards New York’s St. Patrick's Cathedral, because of the Pope’s comments about the rich.
The leader of the broadcasting regulator Ofcom has paid tribute to the religious sisters at her secondary school after being made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours.
Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologne has insisted that the Pope’s position on communion for remarried divorcees is firmly against allowing it, despite the fact that German-speaking bishops are at odds on the question and those advocating reform have claimed the support of Pope Francis.
The head of a Christian charity running hundreds of food banks across the UK still wants to discuss the economic crisis with the Government, despite being accused of “scaremongering” by the Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith.