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'The Catholic Church' returned 129 result(s)

Recently signed peace agreements between the government and rebels are raising hope in South Sudan, according to Catholic bishops in the country. 


Charities have welcomed the Government’s £100 million strategy to tackle rough sleeping on the streets, but say more affordable accommodation needs “urgently” to be made available.


It is not enough to avoid evil, a Christian must actively pursue goodness and renounce evil, Pope Francis has said.


The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalised abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.


After the bishops of Chile issued a formal apology for failing to listen to clerical abuse victims and drew up national guidelines for responding to abuse allegations, Pope Francis sent them a handwritten letter of thanks.


Since Pope Francis accepted the resignation from the College of Cardinals of Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, former cardinal and retired archbishop of Washington, on 28 July, after revelations of sexual abuse, responses by US Church leaders have come under scrutiny and criticism.


Pope Francis has expressed his sorrow and promised his prayers after at least 91 people were killed in a magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Lombok Island in Indonesia on 5 August.


On the 40th anniversary of the death of Blessed Paul VI, Pope Francis went into the grotto under St. Peter's Basilica to pray at his predecessor's simple tomb.


Chile's bishops acknowledged they had "failed to fulfil our duty by not listening, believing, attending or accompanying the victims of grave sins" after a five-day meeting to discuss the clergy sexual abuse crisis rocking the country.

 


Did not Cardinal Hume’s arrangement with Rome over the Anglican clergy who wished to be received into the Church drive a cart and horse through the celibacy issue?

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