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Europe’s bishops call for unity, cooperation after crucial EU elections

BRUSSELS — Catholic church leaders welcomed the outcome of key European Union elections as endorsing their continent’s unity, but also called for stronger dialogue...

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

OXFORD, England — Catholic justice and peace commissions have called for greater attention to social justice across the European Union, urging political leaders to...

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...

Remember shattered walls of past divisions, pope tells European Union leaders

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Europe must recover the memories and lessons of past tragedies in order to confront the challenges Europeans face today...

English bishops condemn rise in attacks on foreigners after Brexit vote

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — Catholic bishops condemned a sharp rise in xenophobic and racist attacks following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Cardinal...

European church leaders concerned ‘Brexit’ vote might fracture unity across continent

Catholic News Service OXFORD, England — European Catholic leaders expressed concern that the decision by United Kingdom voters to leave the European Union threatened unity...

In his passion, Jesus reveals God’s mercy, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Just as the crowds and government officials tried to dodge responsibility for Jesus’ fate after he was arrested, so...

Vatican welcomes Iran’s historic nuclear deal, U.S. bishops urge Congress to...

VATICAN CITY — The Holy See welcomed Iran’s historic nuclear deal and expressed hopes that more future breakthroughs be on the horizon on other...

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