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19 February 2014 11:16 by Mark Brolly

Australia's upper house of Parliament, the Senate, has rejected an attempt by the Greens to remove the Lord's Prayer from the start of each day's sitting.

19 February 2014 11:09 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

The Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected claims by the Archbishop of Westminster that cuts to the welfare system are leaving people in destitution, arguing that they are part of a “moral mission” that would give “new hope”.

19 February 2014 10:18 by James Macintyre

Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, has praised Britain’s faith communities for providing calm in the wake of the murder last year of the British Army soldier, Lee Rigby, on the streets of Woolwich in south-east London.

18 February 2014 13:46 by Robert Mickens

Italian groups supporting victims of sexual abuse by priests have called for the resignation of Bishop Diego Coletti of the northern diocese of Como after it was discovered that he tried to keep quiet Pope Francis’ laicisation late last year of an abusive priest.

18 February 2014 13:29 by Isabel de Bertodano

The cardinal in the Dominican Republic (DR) has clashed with the Jesuits in his country, hitting out at a prominent Jesuit priest who defended the right of Haitians born in the Dominican Republic to claim Dominican nationality.

18 February 2014 13:02 by James Macintyre

The Catholic bishops of England and Wales along with dozens of free church leaders have urged Prime Minister David Cameron to let more Syrian refugees into Britain.

17 February 2014 15:43 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Twelve nuns abducted from the Syrian village of Maaloula in December were about to be released but negotiations have “stumbled again”, the head of the Maronite Catholic Church in neighbouring Lebanon said.

17 February 2014 13:00 by Liz Dodd

The Bishop of Shrewsbury has attacked plans to make pre-nuptial agreements legally binding in England and Wales.

17 February 2014 12:47 by Liz Dodd

Islamic militants have killed more than 100 people in an area of northern Nigeria dotted with majority-Christian villages, gunning down some and slitting the throats of others before setting fire to homes and looting food shops.

17 February 2014 12:19 by James Macintyre

Westminster Archbishop Vincent Nichols, who is to be made a cardinal by Pope Francis on Saturday, has criticised the Government’s welfare cuts, calling them a “disgrace” and arguing that a safety net for the country’s most poor has been removed.