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Jim Murphy: the Protestant leader said he was being targeted for his faith (PA)

Protestant leader criticises secularist group for constantly raising faith of Jim Murphy

An installation for Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Cali, Colombia, July 30. The chairs represent more than 20 million men, women and children who are victims of human trafficking worldwide (Photo: CNS)

Sister Sharmi D’Souza says during one raid they rescued 37 women

Bishop Campbell (Mazur/

Threat by Bishop Campbell of Lancaster came during row over church closures

Thomas Peters, pictured before the accident: 'I’ve never regretted a minute I’ve spent defending marriage'

In a rare interview Thomas Peters talks candidly to the Catholic Herald about his struggle to recover from injury

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna: 'There is a certain temptation to dream of a powerful Church at the moment' (CNS)

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A previous Boko Haram bombing, this one in Madalla (CNS)

Churches will now be protected by barricades and metal detectors

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke about the extraordinary synod during his general audience this morning

Food bank items at Wandsworth foodbank at St Mary's Church, south London (PA)

Bishop Terence Drainey responds to comments made by the Archbishop of Canterbury

Cardinal Turkson backed the international online bullying awareness campaign at the Vatican yesterday (AP)

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A guard tower at Guantanamo Bay naval base (CNS)

Church officials and campaigners respond to Senate Intelligence Committee report