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The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has announced that Father Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified on 23 September in Oklahoma...


A series of attacks and confrontations against Catholics in Venezuela has marked a renewed deterioration of relations between the church and the national Government. Some church leaders have openly speculated that the events could form part of a broader, coordinated campaign...


A papal trip to Egypt is being considered, the Vatican has confirmed...


India’s minority Christian population has expressed concern following a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s Hindu nationalist party in the country’s largest state...

 


At least 652 children were killed in Syria during 2016, more than in any other year of the civil war, a report by the United Nations children’s organisation has said...


Pope Francis' radical message of mercy and his insistence in putting the needs of humanity ahead of the church has been both eye opening and disruptive. Now after four years The Tablet's Rome correspondent Christopher Lamb looks back on the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires' career in Rome... 


Pope Francis will be visiting Colombia in mid-September as the Latin American nation works to implement a new peace deal and rebuild after 52 years of war...


A Catholic bishop in Guatemala has urged governments to ensure human rights are given priority in trade and investment by big companies when a UN treaty is developed in the Autumn...

 


The Catholic Church in Guam has established a $1 million settlement fund for victims of child abuse...


Cardinal Vincent Nichols has attributed the rise of populism ‘tinged with xenophobia’ in Europe and the US as attributable to 'the distancing of politicians from people’s regular views'...


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