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30 March 2017 | by James Roberts

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, where tradition has it that Jesus was interred before he rose from the dead, is at “very real risk” of “catastrophic collapse”, say archaeologists and experts who have recently completed restoration work on the Aedicule.


A Queensland priest's long campaign to scrap a law that allowed 'gay panic' as a partial defence for murder in the State has succeeded...


Members of the Indian Women Theologians Forum (IWTF) and “other individuals who are deeply concerned about the integrity and mission of the Indian Church” write to President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India about abuse scandal involving a parish priest in Kerala...


Catholic environmental advocates decried President Donald Trump's executive order that would begin a review of Obama's Clean Power Plan, which set targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants...


The Archbishop of Westminster and four British imams will meet with Pope Francis next week in what the Cardinal says is a bid to build interfaith relations following the Westminster terrorist attack which left five dead and around 50 injured...


Government complicity in violence and a ‘deliberate policy of injustice’ will make it difficult for Christians to survive in northern Nigeria, says local bishop...


The French Bishops’ Conference spokesman has expressed his profound shame after a television documentary accused 25 bishops — five of them still in office — of shielding 32 priests guilty of sexual abuse from justice and moving them around France and other countries to keep their past out of the spotlight...

 


Catholic chaplaincies across London spoke of their apprehension ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May signing the Article 50 letter today (29 March) beginning Britain’s formal exit from the European Union...


Today's threats to global peace and security must be countered through dialogue and development, not nuclear weapons, Pope Francis has told the United Nations...


The bishops’ conference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has withdrawn from its role as mediator in peace talks between the government and opposition after the implementation of a deal that would ensure elections are held this year stalled...


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