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Report counts 5,000 Catholics killed by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria,...

Catholic News Service A new report has revealed the scale of suffering of Nigerian Catholics at the hands of Boko Haram militants, with 5,000 Catholics...

Anglican and Catholic rites for reburial of King Richard III

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — One of England’s last Catholic kings was reburied three years after his skeleton was discovered in a coffin beneath...

English cardinal urges priests to keep their family synod views out...

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster urged priests to end debating the upcoming synod on the family in the press...

Cardinal Burke: New evangelization fails if truths of marriage not upheld

Catholic News Service CHESTER, England — The new evangelization of Western societies will fail unless the church succeeds in transmitting its teachings on marriage and...

U.K. House of Commons OKs genetic manipulation, including ‘three-parent’ in vitro...

Catholic News Service The British House of Commons voted to legalize a genetic process to fight the transmission of mitochondrial diseases, such as muscular dystrophy. If...

Ban of gender-based abortion passes first vote in British Parliament

Catholic News Service British parliamentarians overwhelmingly approved a bill to criminalize the abortions of baby girls simply because of their gender. The Abortion (Sex-Selection) Bill was...

Scot bishops hope Catholics work for benefit of nation after independence...

Catholic News Service The Catholic bishops of Scotland said they accept the results of referendum in which Scot voters rejected independence. In a Sept. 19 statement,...

Bishops urge Catholics to vote on Scotland’s independence

Catholic News Service Scotland’s archbishops have encouraged Catholics to vote in the forthcoming referendum on independence, and to pay attention to the issue of religious...

British faith leaders warn Parliament not to legalize assisted suicide

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — The leaders of Britain's faith communities have united to warn Parliament against the “grave error” of legalizing assisted...

British government bans burning of fetuses to heat hospitals

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — The British government has imposed an immediate ban on the incineration of miscarried and aborted babies after journalists found...

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