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VIDEO: ‘I am hoping that the Pope will save my son,’ says Alfie Evans’s father

Tom Evans said he has seen the 'love and the care' in Pope Francis's eyes

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VIDEO: ‘I am hoping that the Pope will save my son,’ says Alfie Evans’s father

Tom Evans said he has seen the ‘love and the care’ in Pope Francis’s eyes

Criticisms of Alfie Evans hospital are ‘unfounded’, say bishops

The English and Welsh Bishops defended Alder Hey hospital hours after Alfie’s father begged Pope Francis to grant his son ‘asylum’

Alfie Evans’s father meets Pope Francis

Tom Evans met the Pope before the Pontiff’s weekly general audience

Icelandic Catholic leaders condemn ‘anti-Semitic’ circumcision law

The law would mean the ‘regular persecution of Jewish people,’ Fr Jakob Rolland warned

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Beware of false prophets, Pope Francis warns

The Church ‘needs us to be prophets, not critics,’ the Pope said

Christian leaders unite to oppose assisted suicide in Guernsey

Catholic, Anglican and Methodist leaders said vulnerable people would be at risk

Priests are performing exorcisms over the phone, cardinal claims

Rising demand means priests are saying some prayers over the phone, Cardinal Simoni said

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‘Is my dad in heaven?’ little boy asks pope

‘God surely was proud of your father,’ the Pope said

Have young people forgotten how to date? New film sets them a challenge

‘The Dating Project’ asks people to avoid hookup culture and arrange a traditional date

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The last and greatest of the Restoration comedies

Haydn Gwynne, playing the great comic role of Lady Wishfort, a crumbling superannuated widow, gets lots of laughs

Belief in God is declining, but belief in the devil remains strong

Non-religious people seem to find it much easier to believe in Satan. Why is that?

The Christians who resisted Hitler

Paul Shrimpton says the Christian faith of those involved in the White Rose movement has been downplayed or ignored

Ukrainian Archbishop of Philadelphia resigns due to poor health

Archbishop Stefan Soroka resigned as head of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia

Rome’s collapsing roads are the perfect symbol for Italy’s beleaguered politicians

The country has a history of putting unfit people in positions of power

The day that summed up a pontificate

Actions spoke louder than words on Holy Thursday

Why Trappist ale tastes better

The monks of St Joseph Abbey in Massachusetts combine jam-making and brewing with ancient monastic traditions

Please don’t ban pro-life vigils – they saved my baby’s life

Nobody supported me in my pregnancy. Then I was thrown a lifeline

Macron has exposed the bigotry of French anti-Catholics

French secularists got all they could have wanted years ago. So why are they still angry?

Alfie Evans’s parents have the right to decide their child’s treatment, not Alder Hey

Authorities must allow the parents to follow their heart and exercise their rights to decide Alfie’s future

How living in solitude led one man to God

It was his long hikes in the Nevada desert that first gave Kenneth Garcia a sense of the ‘mysterious and holy’

German bishops at war

Communion for Protestants has split the German Church – and now it’s the Vatican’s problem

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