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Iraqi archbishop fears more persecution, says IS went underground

CHESTER, England — Christianity in Iraq is just one wave of persecution away from extinction, said the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Basra. In an interview...

World’s bishops call for action on abuse; English bishop wants synod

MANCHESTER, England — A global synod on priests could help the church to end the “terrible” scandals of clerical child abuse, an English bishop...

UK judge dismisses challenge to ‘buffer zone’ around abortion clinic

MANCHESTER, England — A judge dismissed a legal challenge to quash the first "buffer zone" around a United Kingdom abortion clinic. High Court Judge Mark...

ARCIC III document hailed as ‘groundbreaking’ by Catholics and Anglicans

MANCHESTER, England -- Members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission expressed excitement about a fresh approach to ecumenism outlined in a statement that has...

Mourners line streets of Liverpool as Alfie Evans hearse passes

LIVERPOOL, England  -- Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Liverpool to pay tribute to Alfie Evans on the day of the toddler's funeral. The...

Romero Trust chair says he sees archbishop’s influence on Pope Francis

LONDON — Blessed Oscar Romero is a “great guiding light” in the pontificate of Pope Francis, said the chairman of the Archbishop Romero Trust. Julian...

Pope, others mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans

LIVERPOOL, England (CNS) -- Pope Francis said he was mourning the death of English toddler Alfie Evans, who died four days after doctors withdrew...

Doctors criticize court refusal to allow Alfie Evans to go to...

LIVERPOOL, England — A group of doctors has criticized the refusal of some of their colleagues and a court to allow Alfie Evans to...

English, Welsh bishops raise concerns over rise of gender ideology

MANCHESTER, England — The bishops of England and Wales have raised concerns over the rise of gender ideology, saying it is creating confusion among...

‘Spiritual toolkit’ is cell phone app aimed at boosting vocations

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England -- The Catholic Church in England and Wales has launched a cellphone app designed to help users deepen their faith...

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