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Topic: children

What should you do when a child starts crying during Mass?

A noisy child is a challenge for the whole congregation, not just for the priest and parents

Parents who don’t love their children should not be criminalised

Under the terms of the proposed ‘Cinderella law’ parents could face up to ten years in prison for ‘emotional neglect’

UN asks Vatican to account for every abuse allegation it has received

UN committee that monitors compliance with a children’s rights convention points to ‘list of issues’

Pope visits children’s hospital

Pope Benedict XVI brings toys, books and sweets for children at Rome’s Gemelli hospital

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