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12 February 2014 13:57 by Liz Dodd

A Catholic charity has spoken out in support of foodbanks after a former Tory minister said that they were counterproductive and could do more harm than good.

12 February 2014 12:45 by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt and Robert Mickens

The head of the International Centre for Child Protection at Rome’s Pontifical Gregorian University, said recommendations made in a damning UN report on the Church’s child protection record should be regarded by the Holy See as an “incentive”.

11 February 2014 15:23 by Liz Dodd

Dr Paul Bhatti, the former Pakistani Minister of National Harmony and Minority Affairs, has been forced to flee Pakistan amid renewed death threats from the Islamic militant groups believed to be responsible for the assassination of his brother, the politician Shahbaz Bhatti.

11 February 2014 13:42 by Liz Dodd

The Church of England today voted overwhelmingly to fast track legislation to ordain women bishops, opting to halve the amount of time that individual dioceses have to debate the proposals.

10 February 2014 18:13 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

A four-year-old girl has personally urged King Philippe of Belgium not to sign the law that would extend euthanasia to under-18s.

10 February 2014 13:57 by Liz Dodd

The Archbishop of York has warned that unless employers to pay their staff a living wage millions of low-paid workers could be left in poverty despite the economy beginning to pick up.

10 February 2014 12:45 by Robert Mickens

Pope Francis has praised the zeal of the Neocatechumenal Way, but has told the movement it should not impose its distinctively Spanish-Italian model of Church on other cultures or insist on following practices that are frowned upon by local bishops.

10 February 2014 12:34 by Christopher Lamb

Pope Francis has appointed a university chaplain and vocations director as the new Bishop of Paisley.

08 February 2014 22:30 by Christopher Lamb

The Former Home Secretary, Charles Clarke, has criticised the “disgraceful” behaviour of secularists in the run up to Pope Benedict XVI’s 2010 visit citing them as a spur for him to organise a series of debates on the role of faith in public life.

07 February 2014 15:44 by Elena Curti

The Legion of Christ has attempted to put behind it the scandal surrounding its disgraced founder by announcing a new superior and governing council and apologising to his victims.