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Pope Francis greets Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, last year (Photo: CNS)

Pope tells Anglican-Catholic commission that the ’cause of unity is not optional’

Men are far more likely than women to leave the Catholic Church in Britain (CNS)

Put the new evangelisation on hold

Unless we truly understand why thousands are leaving the Church in Britain any attempt to spread the faith will flounder

Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (CNS)

Mgr Newton discusses ‘one of his favourite children’s books’ in Sunday homily

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis in June (AP)

Father Anthony Currer says it is significant that change has been implemented by the Church of England

The Church of England has voted to allow women to become bishops  (PA)

From a Catholic point of view, nothing much has changed – it is the principle of female ordination that is the sticking point.

Mgr Newton, leader of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Newton says decision makes it harder for those in Church of England who want unity with Catholics

'Europe has abandoned traditional morality, by and large, while other places have kept it' (CNS)

Responses to Pew Foundation survey suggests huge differences in opinion on moral questions between Catholics from different continents

Mgr Newton, leader of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Newton says initiative marks effort to communicate ‘with more vigour’

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey (PA) Below: 'Anglicans and Christians might as well be 'talking on the moon' (Christian Adams)

Former Archbishop of Canterbury claims Anglicans and Christians might as well be ‘talking on the moon’

Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith

When Church leaders proclaim on matters of government policy they run the risk of coming unstuck