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- Liverpool’s archbishop talks about plans for his diocese, views on the synod and run-ins with Rome in interview
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- Prince of Wales: Muslims are victims of fanatics’ ‘sacrilegious’ acts
- Leading abuse campaigner appointed to papal commission
Belfast City Council has voted to invite Pope Francis to visit the city.
The former Conservative Defence Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind made an ethical case for Britain keeping its nuclear weapons when he addressed an audience of Catholic justice and peace supporters on Monday.
Italian police have arrested two men who were allegedly trying to deposit trillions of euros in fake bonds in the Vatican bank.
Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, has warned that while the West remains complacent about climate change, the world’s poorest countries are suffering most and will continue to do so in what is becoming a global environmental crisis.
Pope Francis stunned congregants at a penitential service in Rome on Friday by going to Confession in public.
Pope Francis is to move into a yurt in the Vatican Gardens, the Holy See announced this morning.
The director of the Catholic charity Cafod has called the Rwandan genocide “one of the greatest abdications of global leadership” in history, adding that world leaders should be ashamed of their failure to intervene.
The president of the Italian bishops’ conference has defended a decision to exempt bishops from having to report claims of abuse by clergy to the police, because he said Italian law does not require it and victims may not want them to.
Pope Francis today appointed Mgr Nicholas Hudson as an auxiliary bishop of Westminster.
The Prime Minister David Cameron has expressed his opposition to assisted suicide in advance of the issue being debated in Parliament, arguing that people who are terminally ill will feel unfairly pressurised into ending their lives.