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- Heythrop chairman quits as west London's 400-year-old Jesuit college considers its future
- Prince Charles tells Armenian church of his heartbreak over attacks on Middle Eastern Christians
- Nichols says Pope Francis appreciates the 'pragmatic minority' temperament of English Catholicism
- Cardinal O’Malley: we need urgent action on convicted Bishop Finn, LCWR probe was 'a disaster' and I'd ordain women
The Church’s safeguarding office is to be relocated from Birmingham into the headquarters of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales at Eccleston Square in central London.
In an interview on German television to mark the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ pontificate, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, head of the papal household, revealed how he did not favour the election of Pope Francis.
A Chinese bishop who spent more than two decades in communist Beijing’s prison and labour camps died last Sunday under house arrest aged 95.
Three of the nine accused in a case involving the rape of a nun and parading her semi-naked through the streets during anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal, eastern Orissa state, in August 2008 have been convicted.
The Church’s teaching on marriage and family life is disconnected from the real-life experience of many Irish Catholics, the country’s bishops have acknowledged.
A Catholic charity has accused the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, of “failing the poorest” in his Budget, which was announced today.
Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne has established the Personal Parish of Blessed John Henry Newman for Catholics wishing to avail themselves of the Tridentine Rite Mass in Latin.
The newly elected mayors of both Boston and New York City boycotted their cities’ St Patrick’s Day parades because the organisers refused to permit gay and lesbian groups to march under gay activist banners.
An external inquiry into the Catholic Church in Scotland’s handling of allegations of sexual abuse by priests will hear from abuse victims and provide a “significant opportunity to bring about material change”, the man leading the review said.
A prominent bishop in the central American nation of Belize has urged the nation’s 200 Catholic schools to ban groups that oppose church teaching on sexual ethics.