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West’s Aids strategy is a failure, says new report

People light candles to mark World Aids Day in Kathmandu, Nepal (CNS Photo/Navesh Chitrakar)

Western governments are refusing to accept that condoms are ineffective in curbing the disease, according to Catholic Truth Society report

Allied diplomats urged Pius XII to stay silent about Nazi deportations

Pius XII pictured at the Vatican in 1956 (CNS photo)

US and British diplomats feared that the Pope’s criticism of German and Russian war crimes could threaten a fragile alliance

Bishop in Egypt criticises police after violence leaves 12 dead

Coptic Christians mourn dead at a church in Cairo (CNS photo/Asmaa Waguih, Reuters)

Mob in Cairo hurl firebombs at churches and shoot at Christians in an outbreak of violence lasting several hours

Ordinariate comes to life in Holy Week

Mgr Newton, the Ordinary, with newly received members of the ordinariate at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark                            © Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

Nearly 1,000 members of new ordinariate start life as Catholics after Holy Week receptions

English bishop urges restraint in Libya mission

Libyan women demonstrate in support of military intervention. Placards read 'Thank you France' and 'Russia and China, do not decide on behalf of Libyan people' (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Bishop of the Forces says military intervention must only serve to ‘defend the defenceless’

Pope: Jewish people must never again be blamed for crucifixion

Pope Benedict XVI visits Rome’s main synagogue in January 2010. In his new book he seeks to deepen Catholic-Jewish dialogue (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

In his forthcoming book on Jesus, Benedict XVI says mob does not represent Jews, but sinful humanity

Stand up for marriage, bishop urges faithful

Bishop Mark Davies has reminded worshippers that marriage is a part of the ‘plan written into our hearts by God’ (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Stable married couples are the hope of the Church and wider society, says Shrewsbury bishop

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