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- German bishops criticise Apple and Facebook for offering for pay for female staff to have their eggs frozen
- Catholic couples in Edinburgh benefit from new marriage prep courses aimed at creating ‘happy and holy’ relationships
- Müller praises Poland as a model for the Catholic Church but urges families to have more children
- Caring about the poor doesn't make me a communist, insists Pope Francis
A Harley-Davidson motorcycle and leather jacket given to Pope Francis have sold at auction for almost £250,000, which will be donated to a Rome-based Catholic charity.
Simpler lifestyles and better care for the environment are needed to help prevent further flooding, the Bishop of Clifton, Declan Lang has said.
Some 16,500 responses have been received by the bishops in England of Wales to Rome’s poll of Catholics’ views on gay marriage, contraception and communion for remarried divorcees. But their contents will not be published, unlike in Germany, where responses showed a large-scale of church teaching.
The Bishop of Brentwood has reprimanded the chairman of his diocese’s liturgy commission after he called for priests to ignore the new translation of the Mass.
The Archbishop of Brussels, André-Joseph Leonard, and his three auxiliary bishops are leading a day of fasting ending with prayer vigils today in protest against the Belgian Parliament’s plan to extend legal euthanasia to minors.
Pope Francis has met Philomena Lee, the woman whose son was put up for adoption by nuns in 1955, and whose story has been made into an Oscar-nominated film starring and co-written by Steve Coogan.
Pope Francis brought up the subject of the Austrian Priests’ Initiative (API) and its Call to Disobedience of his own accord during the Austrian bishops’ ad limina visit at the end of January.
A Colombian priest who led a brutal paramilitary group has been captured after going on the run to avoid prison.
Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, who was advised by the Pope to take time out from his diocese last October after allegedly spending €31m on renovating his palace, has been visiting his diocese regularly in recent weeks.
The United Nations demanded that the Vatican "immediately remove" all clergy who are known or suspected of having abused minors and report them to civil authorities.