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Bishop Zhang Huaixin, who spent years in labour camps, was admired as a role model for Chinese Catholics

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This debate pits the newest freedom, so-called “marriage equality”, in direct conflict with the oldest

High profile corporations join coalition campaigning against legislation that would protect businesses objecting on religious grounds to same-sex marriages

The nuns are one of several groups arguing that contraceptive mandate would oblige them to violate their consciences

More than 500 companies, including Disney and Coca-Cola, urged Gov Deal’s veto

Leaked Government plans include proposal to sack charity trustees deemed ‘extremist’

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis says there are more martyrs today than in pre-Constantine days