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Pope calls for international community to act on ‘humanitarian emergency’ of child migrants

‘I wish to call attention to the tens of thousands of children that emigrate alone,’ says Francis

Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested in Sudan

Ibrahim was accused of apostasy and was forced to give birth in prison

The Pope opines that war is how the great world economies ‘keep their balance sheets in the black’. I repeat: shouldn’t he be more careful with what he says?

Much of what he says in his public statements appears not entirely intellectually well thought through; at times it is even totally incoherent

Iraq’s implosion is another disaster for Christians in the Middle East

As we contemplate the fate of Catholics in Mosul, this should be a time of mourning.

Sudan must recognise that the rights of conscience are sovereign

The case of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim tells us a great deal about the Muslim mindset as it exists in Sudan today

US bishops and Iranian ayatollahs hold talks on nuclear arms

Ongoing dialogue planned to discuss role of faith leaders in influencing issue of Iran’s nuclear programme

Jackie Kennedy was ‘bitter against God’ after death of JFK, letters reveal

Letters exchanged by Kennedy and priest to be auctioned in Dublin in June

Was Isabella the Catholic really a saint?

Those promoting Queen Isabella’s Cause can’t ignore the horrendous suffering she imposed on the Jewish people

Vatican official rebukes US nuns’ group for ‘fundamental errors’

Cardinal Müller criticises Leadership Conference of Women Religious for honouring criticised Catholic theologian

Pope Francis welcomes new US envoy to the Vatican

Kenneth F Hackett fills diplomatic post that has been empty for a year