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- Marx welcomes Francis' open model of reporting on synod discussions as Vatican publishes final document in English
- Nichols and Martin signal shifts arising from Synod on the Family
- Former Archbishop of York resigns following abuse inquiry criticisms
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Scotland’s only remaining Catholic adoption agency has won a landmark legal battle to be allowed to retain its charitable status and place children according to its Catholic ethos.
The Queen is to meet Pope Francis on 3 April, Buckingham Palace confirmed today.
Seven Catholic priests have been honoured among 683 recipients of Order of Australia awards late last month – including a Victorian priest, Fr Kevin Dillon, who has criticised the Church's response to the sexual abuse crisis.
The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) in Ireland has criticised a suggestion by the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, that schools should give less religious education (RE).
France’s Socialist Government has put off plans to reform family laws this year after well over 100,000 people protested against extending assisted procreation to lesbians and allowing surrogate motherhood to gay men who want children.
The Catholic Church in Scotland has continued to lobby against same-sex marriage but its parliamentary officer believes that it is likely to be legalised after a parliamentary vote on Tuesday.
Hopes for a liberated nation of South Sudan characterised by equality and peace appear to be “shattered”, the Church has said.
The largest Catholic higher-education college in England and Wales, St Mary’s, Twickenham, has been granted full university status. The college, in south-west London, was awarded the title by the Privy Council on 23 January following a series of setbacks in its campaign to be upgraded.
German bishops faced a demonstration by employees of the church-owned Weltbild publishing house angry about the decision to put the company into liquidation.
The Church has urged the Government in Caracas to act to prevent newspapers from closure. Shortages of imported paper mean dailies, such as El Nacional – Venezuela’s most widely read newspaper – have already been forced to cut down their circulation.