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Exorcist warns parents of rise in ‘demonic’ websites

Anthony Hopkins plays Fr Gary Thomas in the film The Rite

Sites dedicated to the occult and witchcraft are exposing young people to demonic influences, says Fr Gary Thomas

Ten Catholic heroes of the Holocaust

Photos of Holocaust victims are displayed in the Hall of Names in the Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem (CNS photo by Debbie Hill)

As International Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches, Simon Caldwell tells the remarkable stories of 10 lesser-known heroes

Concrete walls put up around Iraqi churches to prevent Christmas attacks

Government is scrambling to build 10ft-high barriers to stop a repeat of the Baghdad massacre in October

Brothers to seek a miracle for founder

Brothers to seek a miracle for founder

The Christian Brothers hope to find a second miracle for the canonisation of Blessed Edmund Rice

‘Weeping’ Virgin transferred to Canadian church

A statue of the Virgin Mary which allegedly weeps miraculous tears of oil has been moved from a house to a nearby church because of stream of pilgrims

Think tank warns MPs of dangers of US suicide law

Think tank warns MPs of dangers of US suicide law

Legal assisted suicide has lead to “doctor-shopping” in Oregon, a study for the new think-tank Living and Dying Well has claimed

Bishops regret proposal to tie abortion into overseas aid

Andrew Mitchell, Secretary for International Development, wants overseas aid to have an 'unprecedented focus on family planning' (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Bishops criticise Government proposals to ‘hard-wire’ abortion and contraceptive services into overseas development programmes

Anglicans urged not to accept Pope’s offer

Catholic and Anglican bishops gather at Lambeth Palace as they await the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI on September 17                                                                    (Chris Ison/PA Wire)

Catholic group in the General Synod claims that traditionalists will secure new provisions

Bishops’ Halloween advice: dress children up as saints, not witches

Children dressed as saints in a costume workshop in Kansas (Photo: CNS)

Pumpkins should have smiley expressions and have crosses cut into the foreheads, according to a campaign endorsed by bishops

Adoption agency renews fight to stay open

Catholic Care appeals after Charity Commission twice rejects application to assess only married heterosexuals and single people as adopters