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The Bank of England has cut interest rates (PA)

Debtors need our help

What practical measures can the Church take to help those who cannot pay their bills, and whose only recourse is to loan sharks or crime?

The Bulgarian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia (PA)

The Church needs a better response to the Sunni-Shia war and and global poverty

Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy (CNS)

A reorganisation of the oversight of the Vatican’s financial affairs was announced on Saturday

Catholics have always been prepared to give when the request is rooted in people, relationships and mission  (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

I have helped dozens of Catholic Charities and non-profits ignite their missions by improving how they fundraise

Pope Francis talks during a meditation on mercy at St Paul Outside the Walls Basilica, in Rome (AP)

Francis was speaking to the national directors of the pontifical mission societies at a meeting in Rome

The 'Vatileaks' trial in session ((L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

Nicola Maio said he was put under ‘psychological pressure’ while working on the commission set up to investigate Vatican finances

The Mossack Fonseca law firm, at the The Arango Orillac Building, in Panama City (AP)

The sheer volume of the Panama Papers will not only ensure that this saga will run and run, but it will also provide protection for many of those involved

The man claimed connection to the Pope (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Luis Nobre claimed a connection to the Vatican that helped him and his associates steal £73 million

Cologne: richer than Rome  (PA)

Cologne diocese published its 2013 accounts yesterday, showing that it has assets of €3.35 billion

The recently appointed Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis (PA)

Debt is a major moral issue, though one that has not received enough attention, given that the economic crisis we have been living through since 2008