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The director of the Church's overseas aid agency has acknowledged the distress caused by the publishing of the memoirs of its employee Damian McBride, a former press adviser to Gordon Brown.
Egypt's new constitution will accommodate non-Muslims and it is likely that its next government will not be Islamist, the Anglican Bishop of Egypt has said.
The Archdiocese of Westminster is to hand the running of a prominent parish in north London to a French Catholic community.
The Catholic Church in communist Cuba is offering a choice of educational programmes for budding entrepreneurs or co-operatives on the island.
One of Ireland's top bioethicists has resigned from the board of directors and the board of governors of the Catholic Mater Hospital in Dublin over the terms of Ireland's new abortion act.
The new Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh says Scottish Catholics may in future have to marry in a civil ceremony as well as in Church.
The Swiss theologian Fr Hans Küng, 85, has said he may seek help to take his own life as he becomes increasingly debilitated by a degenerative illness.
A religious order is withdrawing from a London parish after serving it for almost nine decades.
Kenya's Catholic bishops have donated food and blood bag kits to help survivors of the terrorist attack on the upmarket Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi that has left 62 people dead and more than 170 injured.
An official French equality council has urged the Government to inform women more actively about abortion rights because anti-abortion groups are far more visible on the Internet.