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Following his election as Lib Dem leader, Tim Farron was grilled by the media about his beliefs as an evangelical Christian. Has the focus on faith, which began with Tony Blair, reached the point where it is harder than ever to hold religious beliefs and play an active role in political life?
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The former president and director of the Vatican bank are facing criminal charges for embezzlement.
Hundreds of Catholic theologians in the US have criticised the “deep racial injustice” that in recent years contributed to the killings of a number of black men, women and children by white police officers and the failure to indict those responsible.
The Vatican has instructed all bishops’ conferences to initiate wide-ranging consultations and discussions on matters arising from October’s Extraordinary Synod on the Family, in preparation for the Ordinary Synod that will take place in October 2015.
A new kind of ghetto needs the Church's presence and people's solidarity: the "digital slum" where cyberbullying and online pornography and abuse run rampant, speakers at a Vatican news conference said.
The Archbishop of Glasgow has described the British welfare system as “unfit for purpose”.
The Prince of Wales has suggested that the international community is failing to meet its obligations towards victims of jihadist violence and warned that the availability online of footage of executions could take “this so so-called modern age” “into the dark ages”.
Pope Francis called on world leaders, activists and people of faith to pull together to rid the world of the threat of nuclear weapons.
Countless lives were saved in the Philippines this weekend by early warning systems funded by Catholics in England and Wales, the aid agency Cafod has said.
Cherie Blair has been appointed as a visiting Law professor at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
Pope Francis has said that he has been blessed with a lack of awareness, which enables him to carry out his reforms untroubled by what others might think of him.