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January 22, 2021
The pioneering French geneticist who discovered the cause of Down's syndrome is one step closer to sainthood. In a statement, Pope Francis declared Jerome Lejeune Venerable yesterday, after acknowledging his "heroic virtue" – alongside a miracle, one of the prerequisites for beatification.
January 22, 2021
In a joint statement, bishops of the USCCB expressed "hope" that the United States will become the global climate leader after President Biden decided to rejoin the Paris climate accords.
January 22, 2021
ShadowCV has produced a song and music video, "Pray for Peace", with the pupils of his alma mater, Cardinal Newman School, in Coventry.
January 22, 2021
The bishops of the 2021 Holy Land Co-ordination (HLC) urge Israeli and Palestinian leaderships to reopen "dialogue between all sides".
January 21, 2021
The Catholic Church in Perth has been ordered to make a record payout of $2.45 million to a child abuse survivor, after a District Court ruling last week.
January 21, 2021
Bishops John Sherrington and Mark O’Toole have written a letter expressing their concern to British Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock about the removal of life support from a Catholic man in Plymouth, after a court ruling in January.
January 21, 2021
In two letters, politicians, senior clergy and heads of aid organisations from around the world urged US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to end their economic sanctions on Syria. Citing an appeal at the end of December from the UN Special Rapporteur on Unilateral Coercieve Measures, Prof. Alena Douhan, they called
January 20, 2021
At Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons today, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated President Joe Biden on his inauguration.
January 20, 2021
Yesterday, outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to his government Twitter account to deliver a blistering attack on 'wokeness', multiculturalism and moral righteousness.
January 20, 2021
As his presidency comes to a close, Trump issues pardons to a few familiar faces
January 19, 2021
"For the love of God, send us oxygen" demand Bishops as Brazil's national health service quakes under the pressure of the new COVID-19 strain
January 19, 2021
As Christian Unity week begins, Cardinal appeals for peace in strife stricken Myanmar