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- Ukip deputy claims party is ‘in line with Catholic thought’ ahead of meeting with migrants bishop
- Pope Francis grants sweeping powers to Cardinal Pell’s Economy Secretariat
- Orthodox Patriarch joins French President Hollande on climate change visit to Philippines
- Catholic Church fears liquidation in Russian-occupied Crimea over failure to meet registration deadline
Pope Francis has announced he is to make a one-day visit to Albania in September.
Pope Francis has said he and the Archbishop of Canterbury must focus their joint witness on “prayer, peace and poverty”.
The Archbishop of Canterbury today called on Christian Churches to reject institutional self-preservation and instead become inspired by the Holy Spirit to reach out to the world, particularly the poor.
The Vatican today released the Pope's summer schedule announcing that Wednesday general audiences will be suspended during the month of July but made no mention of whether Francis will take a holiday.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is to step up his joint effort with the Catholic Church to combat human trafficking when he meets Pope Francis on Monday.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols told the conference hosted by UN special envoy Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague that “sexual violence is always a crime; it is always an immoral act.”
Parents and priests are struggling to transmit faith to teenagers while others are fearful about evangelising due to the prejudices of others, a new report has revealed.
A new survey of Irish priests’ attitudes to the new Missal has shown that the majority are either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with it and 80 per cent want it revised or scrapped.
Outspoken Cardinal Renato Martino, the retired head of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, has been named as the Vatican’s top-ranking cardinal deacon.
In a dangerous move in one of the world’s most authoritarian states, four Eritrean bishops have published a letter describing their country as “desolate”, because so many people have fled or are in prison or the army.