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- Vatican condemns leaking of expenses details of Pell’s Secretariat for the Economy
- Former Vatican abuse prosecutor Sciculna named as Archbishop of Malta
- Adjust your expectations of Pope Francis ‘radical revolution’, warns Cardinal Kasper
- Islamic State ‘begins to kill’ the more than 350 Christians abducted from north-east Syria
A week after a group of religious leaders wrote to President Barack Obama urging him to enact religious exemptions in a forthcoming LBGT anti-discrimination rule, a different group of religious leaders sent a letter to the president, urging that no such religious exemptions be included.
A former sacristan for the Knights of Malta has pleaded guilty to nine sex offences including those against boys as young as 11 he had met in the 1960s and 70s.
Pope Francis and the Governor of the Bank of England both stressed this week that the human person must be at the centre of the global economy.
A prominent Catholic secondary school has been ordered to change its admissions procedures after the school’s adjudicator found it was favouring white middle-class pupils.
Jihadists in northern Iraq have released two nuns and three children kidnapped last month in an area now controlled by the newly created Islamic State.
The Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joined leaders of the other main faiths and Christian denominations in Britain to condemn the Assisted Dying Bill.
Nicky Morgan, who replaced Michael Gove as Education Secretary in yesterday’s Cabinet reshuffle, came under attack for her Christian faith on her first day in her new role.
The Sudanese Government says it will not allow construction of any new churches in the country.
Pope Francis has described the plight of child migrants travelling to the United States as a humanitarian emergency and called for urgent measures to help them.
London’s two Catholic higher education institutions have announced they have begun talks to discuss forming a "strategic partnership".