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One in 10 migrants who embarks on the sea crossing from Libya to Italy dies in the attempt. After the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean in which almost 1,000 people drowned, Italy is demanding more support from its European partners
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- Francis meets with UN Secretary General to discuss climate change ahead of major Vatican symposium
- Every diocese in England and Wales asked to have a Holy Door during Year of Mercy
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The senior English Benedictine house is considering its future after the retirement of its abbot and the decision not to immediately appoint his successor.
The Vatican’s lead prosecutor on abuse cases has praised the media for keeping sex abuse cases in the public eye.
The Chaldean Patriarch in Baghdad called for the international community to “clear the Nineveh plain from all the elements of jihadist warriors”, warning that without drastic action the world would be responsible for allowing “a slow genocide” to take place.
Francis is expected to reach out to leaders in China as he flies over the country on his way to Korea.
Pope Francis’ personal envoy, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, has been dispatched to Iraq to take aid to thousands of Christians driven from their homes by terrorist fighters of the newly established Islamic State (IS).
Cuba’s communist Government has permitted the building the first new Catholic church since the Marxist revolution of 1959.
The US must carry out airstrikes on Islamic State [IS] militants across northern Iraq and not confine its intervention to Erbil, the Baghdad-based Chaldean Patriarch has said.
Catholic dioceses in West Africa have introduced emergency measures to halt the spread of the deadly ebola virus that has so far claimed more than 900 lives across Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone since its outbreak in March.
The future of Catholic education in Wales could be jeopardised by the ending of subsidised transport for pupils at faith schools, the head teacher of a church secondary school said this week.
Pope Francis paid tribute to his late friend the evangelical Bishop Tony Palmer, saying in a special message for his Requiem Mass that he had left an important legacy for Christian unity.