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British Bishop: Italian doctors should get chance to help 5-year-old London...

MANCHESTER, England -- Italian medics should be given a chance to help a London girl who British doctors believe should die, a bishop said. Tafida...

Britain votes to legalize abortion, same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

MANCHESTER, England — Abortion and same-sex marriage will be made legal in Northern Ireland unless self-government in the province is restored within three months. The...

English bishop: Britain in ‘amazing political mess’ over Brexit

MANCHESTER, England — Britain is in an “amazing political mess” over Brexit, an English bishop said. Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth voiced his opinion on...

English bishop says miracle of U.S. woman could make Newman a...

MANCHESTER, England — Catholic bishops have expressed hope that Pope Francis will canonize Blessed John Henry Newman in 2019 after Vatican medics said the...

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...

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