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More aid workers have been sent in by the Catholic Church to provide life-saving aid to civilians affected by fighting in eastern Ukraine. Fresh violence between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian...

Leaders from the Catholic and Orthodox Church in Syria have condemned Saturday's air strikes in the country by the US, UK and France. In a statement issued by the Patriarchates of Antioch and all the...

The Catholic archbishop of Sydney has warned religious people will face discrimination suits and even lose their jobs, businesses and political careers if same- Anthony Fisher made a call for a no-vo...

A Lebanese Archbishop is calling on Europe to rethink the conflict in Syria following the Islamic State (IS) terror attacks in Paris on the 13th November that k Melkite Greek Catholic Archbishop Issa...

A Catholic Archbishop has called on the UN to face the realities of children in violent conflict zones and provide them with better support and protection. Addressing the United Nations Security Coun...

The most senior Catholic leader in England and Wales says he has witnessed first-hand the 'isolation' Christian communities are experiencing who live in the Hol Cardinal Vincent Nicholls and Archbish...

The Catholic Bishop for Migrants has said he is "deeply concerned" with the migrant crisis in Calais. Rt Revd Patrick Lynch's comments come just days after he praised the Home Secretary Theresa May a...

A Catholic bishop accused of repeatedly raping a nun has been arrested by police in India. Franco Mulakkal was formally arrested after police questioned him for three days in the southern Indian city...

A Catholic bishop is raising concern for Burma as the country declares state of emergency. Rt Revd Declan Lang, who's Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department of International Affairs said: "I am ...

As the father of terminally-ill baby Alfie Evans appeals to the Pope, Catholic Bishops say they believe the decision-makers have acted 'with integrity'.  The 23-month old has a degenerative...

The Catholic Bishops of Burundi have urged the incumbent president not to stand for a third term in this year's June elections. According to Vatican Radio Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye, the Metropoli...

The highest ranking Catholic in the Philippines has called for Filipinos to choose peace over violence and end a spate of drug-related killings. The Archbishop of Lingayan-Dagupan, Socrates Villegas,...

A bishop is urging countries that still have the death penalty to follow the global trend and remove it. Executions across the world fell by 31 per cent last year as many countries decreased their us...

A group of Catholic bishops have spoken out calling toilets based on gender identity rather than biological sex "disturbing".  Two leading Catholics have denounced President Obama's instructions...

Catholic bishops in the United States have welcomed the latest federal court ruling against a travel ban proposed by Donald Trump. The US President issued an executive order on refusing entry to trav...

Police in Australia have charged a Catholic brother and former school head teacher with a number of historical child sex offences. David Standen, 65, was arrested at Sydney Airport on August 19 by of...

The Catholic Church seems to be showing "nothing but contempt" for those affected by child sex abuse, one survivor has claimed. Peter Saunders, who was abused during childhood by two priests, says he...

Catholic dioceses and charities across the world have raised over £110 million in 2014-15 to help more than five million people affected by crises in Syria and The Holy See press office says the mon...

Catholic charity CAFOD has been telling Premier that containing Ebola, treating the infected and raising awareness are the main priorities as the Disasters Emer It is the first time the DEC, which re...

Catholic aid charity Caritas Bangladesh is working to provide emergency aid to Rohingya refugees. About 240,000 children have fled Burma's Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh over the las...