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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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Pope Francis has described the plight of child migrants travelling to the United States as a humanitarian emergency and called for urgent measures to help them.
London’s two Catholic higher education institutions have announced they have begun talks to discuss forming a "strategic partnership".
A leading American bishop has warned the Obama Administration it should not try to define who the beneficiaries of the Bill of Rights are.
The Church of England's decision to consecrate women as bishops marked a "difficult moment" that will "sadly" harm relations with the Catholic Church, the archbishop responsible for ecumenism has warned.
Pope Francis has reportedly claimed that "paedophilia inside the Church is at the level of two per cent" and includes “priests and even bishops and cardinals”.
The vote to consecrate women as bishops seemed likely to succeed after a key intervention today by a leading conservative Evangelical early on in the debate.
Concern is growing that access to abortion may be included in the 15-year UN development programme that will replace the Millennium Development Goals from the end of next year.
A diocese in Paraguay is to receive an apostolic visitation as part of an investigation into the activities of a priest accused of sex abuse.
Negative attitudes towards the Catholic Church and its leadership have increased in recent years due to hostility to official teaching and clerical sexual abuse, a new academic study has found.
A bishop in the southern Italian region of Calabria has ordered an end to all religious processions in his diocese after 30 men carrying a large statue of the Madonna and hundreds of people accompanying the statue paused and bowed in front of the house of a mafia godfather last Sunday.