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The leader of Catholics in England and Wales says that faith communities and the State must talk and listen to one another in order to meet the challenges of th Speaking at a special symposium on Tho...

The leader of Catholics in England and Wales has said the protection of civilians must not be compromised at any point in the battle to retake the besieged Iraq Cardinal Vincent Nichols made the comm...

The first Roman Catholic cardinal of Haiti is warning against the rise of voodoo in the country. Chibly Langlois says the practice offers 'magic' to the poor population but no proper solutions.The ca...

Cuba's Roman Catholic Church has said the former archbishop of Havana who helped organise the first papal visit to communist Cuba has died. Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino was 83.The cleric als...

The head of the Italian Bishops Conference has said it's vital the international community takes more action to protect Christians and other religious minoritie Thousands have been forced to flee the...

They are now in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican for a secret meeting to elect the next leader of 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide. Cardinals from 48 nations are gathering in the Sistine Chapel at th...

A number of Cardinals are said to be outraged at plans to open a McDonald's store in the Vatican. While the group which oversees Vatican buildings says it will bring in around 30,000 euros, some chur...

Pope Francis has encouraged people to show as much care and attention towards their Bible as if it were their mobile phone. Addressing pilgrims amid a downpour in St Peter's Square on Sunday, the pon...

Religious congregations in Ireland who have failed to make promised payments to cover their share of compensation for institutional abuse have blamed the shortf The mainly Catholic orders claim that ...

The Cuban president Raul Castro said he was so impressed by the Pope that he is considering returning to the Catholic church.  According to Savannah Morning News the Pope is due to stop off in C...

A bombing at the main Coptic Christian Cathedral in Egypt has been condemned by the General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK as an "inhumane attac Bishop Angaelos spoke with Premier aft...

A church service has taken place in Australia to remember all those who died in the air disaster in Ukraine. Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed the almost 2,000 people who had gathered at Melbourne...

Easter celebrations are being cancelled at a cathedral in the Philippines this year, months after the landmark was severely damaged by extremists connected to I Worshippers who had planned to attend ...

A man has been arrested after entering St Patrick's Cathedral in New York carrying two cans of petrol, lighter fluid and butane lighters, police said. The incident came just days after flames ravaged...

The 130 people who died in a series of attacks on Paris exactly one year ago are being remembered during a service at Notre Dame Cathedral. The landmark, which responded to the shootings and suicide ...

Armed Forces in the Philippines have retaken St Mary's cathedral in Marawi after more than three months in the hands of Islamist extremists. Experts have spent the last few days removing improvised e...

A Russian Cathedral is planning to distribute 10,000 free eggs this Easter. According to Russian news service Interfax, volunteers will paint the eggs in the lead up to Easter Saturday.The eggs will ...

The world's Catholic bishops are meeting in Rome to discuss the Church's outreach to gay people, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the leader of Catholics in...

Prisoners of conscience are suffering beatings and poor health in prison in Vietnam, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). The human rights organisation said it is concerned for the safe...

Life for Palestinians in the occupied territories is worsening, an alliance of Catholic development agencies warned on Monday as it emerged Israel had approved International Cooperation for Developm...