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Praising pupils can be harmful

The inevitable result will be to open Catholic teachers up to increased scrutiny, pressures and complaints

Fr Adolfo Nicolás with Pope Francis in January (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Archbishop Cordileone addresses the March for Marriage (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Cordileone asks faithful not to give in to ‘angry rhetoric’

Archbishop Smith, left, and Cardinal Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop Smith says recent statement ‘should not be misunderstood’

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishops say lesbian and gay Catholics fear the move would remove their legal rights

'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

Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle (AP)

Archbishop Sartain says decision was not discriminatory

'The Office for National Statistics is reviewing how it publishes its figures on marriage, civil partnership and divorce' (PA)

The ONS may even include civil partnerships: marriage statistics could provide figures only on “legally recognised partnerships”: its statistics will be meaningless

Chaldean Christians pray at a church in Baghdad (AP)

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Pope Francis issued his first excommunication since become Pope in March (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Australian priest had continued to act publicly as a priest after having priestly facilities removed