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The Justice Ministry of the Dominican Republic has concluded that its former apostolic nuncio sexually abused at least five boys under the age of 15.
Syrian church leader Gregory III Laham, the Melkite Greek Catholic patriarch of Antioch, has expressed grave concern over the founding of a new Islamic Front in Syria.
The Catholic dioceses of Pittsburgh and Erie in Pennsylvania have secured a preliminary injunction against the controversial contraception mandate, part of President Obama’s health care overhaul, that is set to take effect on 1 January.
Ukrainian Catholics have protested against the Government’s refusal to sign the planned association agreement between Ukraine and the EU and called for a renewal of talks with Brussels.
More German bishops have insisted that the debate on how to allow remarried divorcees to receive the sacraments must continue, despite instructions from the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) that it must not.
Pope Francis unveiled his blueprint for a decentralised and more pastoral Church that is focused on the needs of those within and outside it rather than preoccupied with its own prestige.
More than half of allegations reported to the Catholic Church in Scotland over a six-year period were of a sexual nature, according to a report prepared for the Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service.
The two main candidates in the Paris mayoral election next March have pledged to step up repair work on the capital's historic churches after architectural associations sounded the alarm at the state of disrepair of some well-known houses of prayer.
At the close of their annual plenary meeting, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a statement reiterating their opposition to the controversial contraception mandate that is part of the Obama administration’s health care overhaul.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a ban on an advert which asked Christians to report experiences of marginalisation in the workplace.