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Bishop Egan (Photo: Mazur/

In a pastoral letter Bishop Egan says the exhortation is a ‘magnificent’ document that everyone should read

Michael Voris (CNS)

Voris, editor of, said the archdiocese was seeking to discredit him

Parents have expressed frustration at a lack of places at St Mary's Catholic primary in Horwich, Bolton (Photo: PA)

More than 500 people sign petition urging expansion of a Catholic school in Bolton

Bishop Brignall said that some would be shocked by the decision (Photo: Mazur/

The Bishop of Wrexham, announcing the closure of 22 churches by 2020, says some changes will begin ‘within weeks’

Magnus Macfarlane-Barrow launched Mary's Meals from his father's shed in Dalmally, Scotland

Pilot scheme will feed 1,000 children at school on outskirts of Beirut

Prince pictured in 2006 (Photo: PA)

Vatican official quotes song of mourning from Prince’s film Under the Cherry Moon

Cardinal Nichols (AP)

Cardinal Nichols said that international assistance is required in the Middle East

Lutheran church leaders and officials in Trondheim, Norway, vote in favour of conducting same-sex weddings (CNS photo/Ole Martin Wold, EPA)

Bishop says politicians ‘may get aggressive’ over resistance to same-sex marriage

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell believes the audit will 'resume shortly' (AP)

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