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Elaborate preparations to mark the seventieth anniversary on Tuesday of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau highlight how Poland has begun to acknowledge its own anti-Semitic past and to recognise that it has a Jewish question, too
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- First woman bishop ordained in Church of England service disrupted by protester
- Pope receives transgendered man who ‘felt the Church had given up on him’
- Bishop urges fatigued Christians not to settle for anything less than full unity
- Father Richard McBrien, prolific theologian and essayist, dies at 78
The Vatican has given its blessing to exorcisms as a standard practice in the Catholic Church.
The Bishop of Shrewsbury has denounced the “false mercy” put forward in Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill and has warned that the sanctity of life is under attack.
The main aim of Pope Francis’s pontificate is to draw the world’s attention to the poor and to change the global structures that lead to poverty, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said in a long interview last week.
Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather, who is leaving the House of Commons next year, has said she is “ashamed” of the Government because of plans to introduce a residence test for legal aid.
Sudanese authorities and U.S. officials in Khartoum are negotiating to allow a Christian Sudanese woman, recently spared the death penalty for “apostasy”, to leave Sudan.
Catholic Church officials in northern Nigeria’s diocese of Maiduguri are warning of “genocide” against the Christian minority in the region, where daily attacks, killings and abductions by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram are continuing unabated.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols told bishops to reject power and affluence during a ceremony to ordain the new Bishop of Brentwood, Alan Williams on Tuesday.
Bishop Helmut Krätzl, a former auxiliary in Vienna, has warned that the Eucharist is in danger of “drying up”.
The Church in Scotland has announced its college in Spain will re-open as a seminary.
Catholic and Protestant teachers will train alongside each other in a new institute announced by the Irish Government last week.