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New poll figures released this week in Rome show a majority of practising Catholics in the world’s eight biggest Catholic countries want the Church to adopt a more positive approach towards LGBT people and to change its teaching in this area.


Women and lay people are critical to solving the crisis of sex abuse within the Church, the Bishop of Plymouth said during a strongly-worded intervention at Synod.


The Catholic Church is one throughout the world, and Pope Francis' agreement with the communist government of China is a sign of that, Bishop John Baptist Yang Xiaoting of Yan'an told members of a Rome parish.


Fr Hans Zollner SJ, one of Pope Francis’ key advisers in the fight against clerical sexual abuse, arrives in the UK this week to spearhead moves to rebuild confidence in the Church

The Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, one of the Synod fathers, reflects on what the bishops have been learning from young people about the handling of child abuse

Halfway through the synod on the challenges facing young people, on the same day as he will canonise Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero and four others, Pope Francis is to canonise a little-known Italian apprentice blacksmith

One of the foremost supporters of his cause examines the British connections to Latin America’s newest saint

His canonisation in Rome tomorrow marks more than the raising to the altars of a brave and holy church leader; it is a recognition that solidarity with the poor must take centre stage

A distinguished Catholic writer – whose husband Peter Hebblethwaite wrote the definitive biography of Pope Paul VI – looks back on the ambivalent legacy of a papacy that began with great promise

Mr Kavanaugh has now been confirmed by the Senate as a member of the United States Supreme Court, after a series of bad-tempered and polarising sessions shown live on television that were watched across the world.

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