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The "prosperity gospel" that US President Donald Trump and many of his advisers and followers seem to espouse does not promote solidarity for the common good, but sees God as giving his blessings to the rich and punishing the poor, said an influential Jesuit journal.


The Catholic Education Service (CES) and the Bishop with special responsibility for religious education have reacted with outrage at a new pamphlet calling for urgent reform of religion in schools in England and Wales, written by former Home Secretary Charles Clarke and Professor Linda Woodhead and launched at the House of Commons on 17 July. 


Montana's two Catholic dioceses have reiterated their respective policies on political involvement, saying that support for or opposition to a particular candidate by any representative of the diocese is not permitted.


From Denver to New York City, the country's Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organisations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents as they seek respite in the US from dire conditions in their home countries, largely in Central America.


Pope Paul VI prepared 'resignation letter'

16 May 2018 | by Cindy Wooden, CNS

Thirteen years before his death, Blessed Paul VI had written to the dean of the College of Cardinals to say that if he were to become seriously ill or impeded from exercising his ministry, the dean and other top cardinals in Rome should accept his resignation


Pope Francis has expressed grave concern over the tensions in the Holy Land and the Middle East, which have escalated in recent days following the relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.


Nuns must use Facebook, Twitter and other social media with "sobriety and discretion" according to a new document released by the Vatican


Victoria County Court in Melbourne has fired a staff member for allegedly gaining access to restricted information about the charges facing Cardinal George Pell.


It is “vital” that Cardinal Vincent Nichols give evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), a lawyer has told a hearing.


In the last major pro-life rally ahead of Ireland's 25 May referendum on whether to liberalise the country's abortion laws, thousands gathered to say "no" to far-reaching proposals that could see abortion on demand up to 12 weeks, and even later in some cases.


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