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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is to create a new monastic community at his London residence of Lambeth Palace. Like many experiments with innovative models of religious life, it will combine aspects ancient and modern
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- World faces greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II – Caritas president
- United Kingdom is close to being a failed state after decades of inept governance, claims top Scots Catholic historian
- Bishops’ general secretary, Mgr Marcus Stock, to lead cash-strapped diocese of Leeds
- Egan: don’t assume Synod on the Family will radically change church teaching
- If there’s a shortage of priests in Ireland, why not ordain women to the diaconate? Michael Phelan
- Christians and Yazidis in Iraq: unwanted guests in their own country John Eibner, Christian Solidarity International
- Church should rethink its attitude to adoption Katherine Backler
A former British Ambassador to the Holy See has been appointed the principal of St Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has hit back at a highly political Church of England-backed campaign that claims his benefit changes are forcing people to go to food banks.
An American archbishop has temporarily stepped down while police are investigating a claim that he inappropriately touched a minor in 2009.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna has deplored the lack of appreciation for Pope Emeritus Benedict among theologians.
A diocese in China has refused to bury its recently deceased bishop until the Government returns a local church cemetery, prompting officials to take clergy away for questioning today.
Recent messages from bishops in England and Wales have revealed a renewed emphasis on poverty with six bishops citing the issue in pastoral letters and statements, research by The Tablet has found.
Church leaders and Catholic MPs today called attention to the plight of migrants by sailing along the River Thames in a tiny wooden boat once used for trafficking.
Ireland's Ombudsman for Children has called for an end to “religious discrimination” in Catholic schools’ admissions policies.
A Scottish Catholic priest has been given the green light to sue the Church for unfair dismissal.
The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office has issued a formal warning to high court judge Sir Paul Coleridge for voicing his support for traditional marriage.