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- Pope Francis urges 'haggard' Europe to rediscover its Christian roots and keep human dignity central to policies
- St Louis archbishop calls for peace following night of violence in Ferguson
- Plea for Catholics to embrace children with autism and support their parents
- Cardinal Nichols ‘traumatised’ by Gaza visit, urges Catholics to lobby for peace
Pope Francis has been accused of failing to take appropriate action in a number of cases of clerical child abuse that came to light while he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires.
Pope Francis today appointed the Bishop of Nottingham as the next Archbishop of Liverpool, the diocese traditionally seen as the stronghold of Catholicism in England and Wales.
The Bishop of Portsmouth has provoked criticism from Catholic MPs after saying that politicians who voted for same-sex marriage should be denied Communion.
Whether or not you keep your Lenten pledge doesn’t really matter. Lent, thankfully, is not (or should not be) about whether we give up chocolate, crisps or alcohol – we are, invariably, the only beneficiaries of such heroic feats of abstinence.
Pope Francis has given a huge spiritual boost to some 1,600 anti-Mafia organisations in Italy as they prepare to mark the country’s nineteenth annual “Day of Remembrance and Commitment” on Saturday.
On being elected the new president of the German bishops’ conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich made his strongest statement to date on the need to allow remarried divorcees to receive communion.
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.