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Talks aimed at reconciling a leading Irish advocate of church reform with Rome were due to be held in Dublin this week.
A pro-life charity said this week it plans to raise funds to help two Catholic midwives now facing a six-figure bill for costs following a recent unsuccessful legal battle over their being forced to supervise nurses involved with abortion procedures.
The Speaker of the US House of Representatives announced on Thursday that Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress during his visit to the east coast of the US in September.
Senior Vatican officials have been denied entry to India to attend the national assembly of its bishops’ conference, which began on Tuesday.
Pope Francis has ordered the world’s bishops to co-operate fully with the Vatican’s new abuse commission which has been tasked with improving the child protection procedures.
Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero will most likely be beatified in San Salvador within the next five months and canonised by 2017, according to a campaigner close to the martyred prelate’s cause for sainthood.
Religious broadcasting on BBC radio dropped by 37 per cent last year, according to figures from the corporation.
Big business needs to pay its fair share of taxes, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.
The Pope has said that he is “truly sorry” for offending large families by saying that there was no need for Catholics to breed “like rabbits”.
Two cases of possession of child pornography were among dozens of crimes committed within the Vatican last year, the state’s chief prosecutor has revealed.