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Senior Catholic and Muslim clerics of the Central African Republic (CAR) have asked the UN to deploy more peacekeepers immediately to halt a spiral of violence that has pitted Muslims against Christians.
Pope Francis has announced temporary restrictions on granting the honorary ecclesiastical title "monsignor" to priests, in an effort to encourage humility among priests.
Archbishop Georg Gänswein, the personal secretary to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, has said he does not expect a “revolution” under Pope Francis, because the Argentine Pope wants to “reform the faithful and not the faith”.
The scandal-scarred Legion of Christ today began a general chapter at its Rome headquarters aimed at re-writing the constitution of the conservative men’s order and electing a new superior general.
Paul Goggins, the Labour MP and prominent Catholic activist, died last night in hospital.
Fr John Dear, a US Catholic priest, peace activist and columnist for the US-based National Catholic Reporter has been dismissed from the Jesuit order, which says he was “obstinately disobedient” to its directives.
Ireland's former President Mary McAleese has urged Cardinal Keith O'Brien to share his life story in order to help gay people who have felt the need “to pretend to be heterosexual”.
Birmingham’s Newman University has appointed Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor as its first chancellor.
A former official in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was released from prison on Friday after an appeals court overturned his jail sentence for child endangerment.
The Vatican has pledged £3 million to cover some of debt owed by the organisers of the 2013 World Youth Day, held last July in Rio de Janeiro, the archdiocese of the Brazilian city announced.