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Church leaders led prayers at a remembrance service in Soweto, South Africa this morning for the country's first black President, Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday.
Leaders of the Polish Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches have issued an unprecedented joint plea to European Christians to defend their traditional values and Christian roots.
Christmas can be a frightening time for people who worry they don’t have the money to spend on food and gifts that they and others expect, Bishop Kieran Conry said in a statement to mark Bible Sunday, which was yesterday.
The Catholic Education Service (CES) produced figures this week which it says demonstrate that Catholic schools serve more disadvantaged pupils than other faith or state-run ones.
Pope Francis today urged South Africa to take inspiration from the life of Nelson Mandela to forge a better future for the country.
Conservative commentators in the United States have sharply criticised Pope Francis’ trenchant critique of “trickle-down economics”, made in his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, published by the Vatican last week.
Promoting freedom of religion is a priority for British foreign policy but that does not include a policy to defend Christians under attack, a government minister said this week.
Pope Francis is to set up a commission devoted to child protection and the pastoral care of victims of sexual abuse by priests, it was announced today.
The Argentinian Government has appointed a Salesian priest as the head of the state organisation dedicated to fighting drug trafficking and addiction.
Taizé’s Prior, Brother Alois, and several other brothers visited North Korea, as part of a programme of visits to Myanmar, China, India and North and South Korea during October and November.