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‘Much respected advocate’ dies Premium

18 February 2016 | by Liz Dodd

Louise Zanré, former director of the Jesuit Refugee Service UK (JRS UK), died this week aged 47.


THE BISHOP of Brentwood is to consult the laity of the diocese to help plan for the future, writes Rose Gamble.

The Church of England’s General Synod passed a historic motion of unity with the Presbyterian Church of Scotland at its three-day assembly this week


Christian charities are expecting there to be 'panic' as French authorities have announced plans to bulldoze nearly half the Jungle refugee camp in Calais, including a church, three mosques and medical and food centres, according to Seeking Sanctuary


Jesus never sends anyone out as a hitman, dealing in death, but calls Christians to be his disciples and friends, Pope Francis told Mexico's youth as he continued his message against the drug cartels during his six-day trip to Mexico


Paying homage to the culture and ancient wisdom of Mexico's indigenous peoples, Pope Francis urged them to hold on to hope and condemned those who exploit their people and their land


The president of the commission established by Pope Francis to advise him on child sex abuse in the Church has released a statement stressing the “moral and ethical responsibility” of clergy to report all suspected cases of abuse to the police


Cardinal Vincent Nichols has commented on the controversy ignited by newly-revealed letters from St John Paul II to the philosopher Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, reaffirming that the late Pope was committed and faithful to God


Parishioners and pilgrims gather daily at the temporary shrine at the Sacred Heart Church three days before the pope was to end his six-day Mexican visit in Ciudad Juarez, the Mexican community on the border and El Paso's sister city


The National Library of Poland has contested the findings of a BBC Panorama programme to be aired tonight, claiming that the relationship between a Polish philosopher and St John Paul II 'have no basis in the content' of the letters that the pair wrote to each other


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