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Interventions by Prince Charles in support of persecuted Christians are, according to a senior Anglican adviser who knows his interfaith work well, examples of a commitment to religious freedom born out of his role as heir to the throne
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- Muslim leaders must denounce persecution of Christians, Francis says, emphasising faiths’ common traditions
- A difficult trip at a difficult time: what Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey is all about
- Church and police launch international anti-trafficking partnership citing Britian as a model
- Dioceses set up evangelisation teams in effort to reach out to lapsed and non-believers
The Church needs to find a way to minister to Catholics whose marriages have failed, who are committed to making a new union work and who long to do so within the Church and with the grace of Communion, Cardinal Walter Kasper told a meeting of the world's cardinals.
The Pope’s newly announced finance minister has said that the working languages of the forthcoming Secretariat for the Economy will be English as well as Italian, a sign that the new Vatican department will be run as a global institution.
Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols has defended his recent criticism of the Government’s welfare reforms, arguing that he was not naïve and was merely “stati[ng] facts”.
Cabinet minister Eric Pickles pulled out of attending the Consistory in Rome where Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols was created a cardinal.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols is to host a major conference on human trafficking.
The former Archbishop of Canterbury has written to the Danish Ambassador in London, Claus Grube, expressing concern over Denmark’s ban last month on the production of halal and kosher meat.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has said he backs faith schools as long as they do not bring about “segregation”.
Pope Francis has joined international leaders including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in calling for peace in Venezuala, where anti-Government protests in the last three weeks have claimed at least 13 lives.
An American archbishop has been heavily criticised for a decision to build a 3,000-square-foot addition to his retirement home, complete with private lift, hot tub, indoor pool and multiple fireplaces. The house, purchased in 2002, already has 4,500 square feet of living space.
The leaders of the Catholic and Anglican Churches in England and Wales are to join forces this Lent in a prayer initiative focused on social action.