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Melkite Patriarch Gregory III Laham (CNS/Khaled al Hariri, Reuters)

‘It is reckless to think of military interventions,’ says Melkite Patriarch Gregory III Laham

Cardinal Keith O'Brien (Photo: CNS)

It is the first time a cardinal has taken such a step since 1927

St Richard Reynolds has been rated as outstanding

The two highly praised schools opened in Richmond in 2013 despite a campaign by secularist lobby groups

The top of the chasuble

Cardinal Nichols will wear the vestment at a Mass for the repose of the king’s soul

A Syrian child stands barefoot outside a tent at a camp in Lebanon  (CNS photo/Brooke Anderson)

An Assyrian Christian couple who fled to Lebanon tell their story

Archbishop Bashar Warda: 'For me, Daesh [ISIS] is a cancer' (CNS/Simon Caldwell)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Bishop Egan (Photo: Mazur/

Clergy urged to check that charities’ activities are not contrary to Church teaching

Bishop Williamson (Photo: CNS)

Bishop tells his supporters that Rome has been occupied by ‘modernist cuckoos’

Pope Francis will visit the US in September (CNS)

UN welcomes Pope’s historic visit

The Pope will address the UN on September 24

Bishop Williamson being escorted by police in Heathrow in 2009 (Photo: PA)

The act will incur the penalty of excommunication