Victims of historic child sex abuse speak out, after Catholic Church refuses to accept “liability” for the crimes of their priests
Posted: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:57
The Catholic Church is refusing to accept "liability" for long-term sex abuse that went on at the Mirfield Junior Seminary, despite paying out £120,000 to eleven victims of child sex abuse.
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:25
The Pope has promised Jewish and Muslim leaders in Poland that he will do his best to overturn the ban on religious slaughter that was agreed by the Polish Constitutional Court in January.
Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:02
Most people think that Pope Benedict XVI – who ceased to be head of the Catholic Church yesterday – and his leading Catholic bishops have not been influential in their societies.
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:28
The Pope has given his personal support to a campaign being run by right-wing Catholics to have abortion "defunded" throughout the European Union.
Posted: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 09:00
Speaking at a conference on infertility in Rome, the Pope has renewed his attack on IVF treatments. He said artificial methods of getting pregnant were 'arrogance', insisting that sex between a husband and wife was the only acceptable way of conceiving.
Pope attacks ‘radical secularism’ and orders US bishops to twist the arms of politicians over abortion
Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:02
The pope has again railed against what he sees as the dangers posed by "radical secularism".
Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 16:10
A priest in the Diocese of Westminster has begun a campaign for London to host the Vatican's World Youth Day in 2016.
Posted: Sat, 18 Sep 2010 20:41
As many as 20,000 secularists marched through the streets of London to protest against the state visit of Pope Benedict XV1.