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Philadelphia priest says church’s ministry to gays is expanding

Catholic News Service WARRINGTON, England — The Catholic Church’s pastoral ministry to gays is rapidly developing and expanding as Western societies become more secular, said...

Anglican leaders suspend U.S. Episcopalians from world body over same-sex marriage

Catholic News Service Because of the U.S. Episcopal Church’s moves to unilaterally change canon law to allow same-sex marriage, Anglican leaders voted to suspend Episcopalians...

Syrian nun describes bombing of family, pleads ‘Pray for Aleppo’

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- A religious sister in Syria described how the members of one Christian family were blown to bits during...

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,...

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