Chinese officials have demolished two shrines of Our Lady weeks after the signing of the Rome-Beijing agreement.
The Holy See has urged countries to avoid an arms race in outer space.
Ireland will hold a referendum on its blasphemy law today.
Church authorities have said that a reported attack on a Byzantine priest in August “did not occur”.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols says this summer was “the most disturbing of times in the life of the Church for 50 years”.
Elise Harris examines Cardinal Sodano’s role in the McCarrick scandal.
And a painting of Jesus was the only object to survive a fire at a historic Baptist church.
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