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CSAN names former family doctor as new chief executive Premium

19 November 2015 | by Rose Gamble
THE SOCIAL action arm of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, CSAN, has appointed a former GP, Philip McCarthy, as its new chief executive.

Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato si’, has triggered wider cooperation between green groups and faith communities, according to scientists meeting in London this week.

IF WE give in to the temptation not to even try to make sense of the perspective of Islamic State terrorists we have given up on something vital in our humanity, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said this week, writes Joanna Moorhead.

Straw warns against extremist ideology Premium

19 November 2015 | by Elena Curti
A FORMER Labour Cabinet minister has expressed support for David Cameron’s pledge to counter “non-violent” as well as violent Islamist extremism, writes Elena Curti.

A GROUP of Christians have embarked on a 200-mile walk from London to Paris to coincide with the start of the UN climate change talks, writes Ellen Teague.

Catholic charities in the US have been receiving hate mail after the Paris terrorist attacks for their decision to campaign to have more Syrian refugees housed in the country

The US bishops voted overwhelmingly to approve a formal statement on pornography at their general meeting in Baltimore.

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has described Cardinal George Pell as a 'radical climate sceptic' and said that the cardinal's 'inflated rhetoric' could no longer go unchallenged and contrasted his stance with that of Pope Francis

Father Parolari Piero a Catholic missionary and doctor was shot several times in the northern municipality of Dinajpur on his wat from morning prayers to work in Bangladesh

One of the authors of a book based on leaked financial documents from the Vatican is refusing to appear in front of prosecutors for the Holy See while another went in for questioning on Monday

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