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The new chairwoman of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has pledged to neither reduce nor restrict its scope, adding that she expects “significant progress” to be made by the end of 2020...

Members of the Society of Jesus must look to 'make the impossible possible', and to make a meaningful contribution toward 'reconciliation among human beings' and with God and creation, according to the newly elected Jesuit superior general...

 


The Church can serve as a bridge between nations when political relations sour, Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill said on a visit to Britain amid strained ties between the two countries...


Cardinal-designate Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis has stressed the moral imperative for Americans to welcome refugees and combat the prevalent fear, anxiety and hostility shown towards individuals from the Middle East...


Iraqi Christians have welcomed the start of the Mosul offensive, the aim of which is to drive Islamic State out of their homeland for the past, but a senior Chaldean Catholic said that the hope they felt was tempered by an overarching fear that the power vacuum created by victory for the alliance of Iraqi pro-government forces, Kurdish freedom fighters and US special forces...


As the most respected institution in Congo, the Catholic bishops' conference is putting enormous effort into steering the country onto a path to peace, said an official of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops in the war-torn Central African country...

 


Colombia's Catholic bishops urged the government and armed rebels to commit to an indefinite cease-fire while a new peace deal is negotiated after voters rejected an agreement that would have formally ended the Western Hemisphere's longest-running war...


Two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on 4 October, the scope of the humanitarian situation is becoming clear. The death toll has passed 1,000 and cholera is beginning to spread on the island, reports Martha Pskowski..


Pope Francis canonised seven new saints on Sunday in front of an estimated 80,000 people at a Mass in St. Peter's Square in Rome. The new saints were holy not because of their own efforts but because of 'the Lord who triumphs in them and with them,' the pope said...


A Latin American 'Black Pope' joined the Latin American 'White Pope' in Rome today - meaning that for the first time in the Church’s history two of the most powerful figures in Catholicism are from South America.  

 


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