Latest news: Europe
Jun 27, 2017 - 07:02 am .- A Jewish girls' school has received a failing report from a British education standards monitor because it did not teach its pupils about sexual orientation and gender reassignment.
Jun 26, 2017 - 03:23 pm .- A priest who was reported missing last week from his parish in Edinburgh, Scotland was found dead on a nearby beach Friday afternoon.
Jun 25, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- Discernment is one of the words Pope Francis repeats most, especially when speaking to priests and seminarians.
Jun 24, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- Bishop David Tencer of Reykjavik last week consecrated a new wooden church building, a gift from the Slovak Catholic Church.
Jun 22, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Legal efforts to bar the parents of a British baby born with a disabling medical condition from seeking treatment overseas are based on deep ethical errors, a Catholic expert in medical ethics has warned.
Jun 19, 2017 - 11:15 am .- Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has offered prayers for the victims of a terror attack in north London that targeted worshippers outside a mosque in the early hours of Monday.
Jun 18, 2017 - 01:15 pm .- For the observance of the feast of Corpus Christi on Sunday, Pope Francis said the Eucharist helps us to remember everything that Christ has done for us, in particular his great love for us.
Jun 17, 2017 - 06:26 am .- After facing backlash for his Christian faith, the head of the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party announced his resignation on Wednesday, claiming that leading the party was becoming incompatible with living his faith.
Jun 16, 2017 - 10:57 am .- A relic of St. John Bosco, which had been stolen from an Italian basilica two weeks ago, has been recovered, the local Prosecutor's Office reported.
Jun 16, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The Holy See's representative to the United Nations appealed Wednesday to the Human Rights Council to couple psychological treatment with spiritual care.
Jun 15, 2017 - 03:53 pm .- A new report estimates that between 50 and 80 percent of Christians have fled the countries of Iraq and Syria since the start of the Syrian Civil War in 2011.
Jun 14, 2017 - 01:20 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Westminster offered their prayers and local parishes opened their doors to offer aid and supplies to those affected by a massive fire at an apartment complex in west London on Wednesday.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:02 am .- It was God and beer sales that helped sustain the Benedictine monks of Norcia, and it is God and beer sales that will help them rebuild.
Jun 13, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- As the Church celebrates St. Anthony of Padua, his widespread popularity can be traced to his efforts at reaching out as a neighbor to all peoples, according to the rector of the basilica where the saint's body rests.
Jun 13, 2017 - 03:01 am .- A Soviet-era priest and bishop who continually defied communist rule and spent much of his ministry in prison will be beatified later this month in Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital.
Jun 9, 2017 - 11:18 am .- The pastoral care of families was one of the key areas of discussion for Poland's bishops in their latest plenary assembly, which focused on continuity between the teaching of St. John Paul II and Pope Francis.
Jun 9, 2017 - 03:04 am .- When Fr. Ragheed Aziz Ganni was confronted by armed men after celebrating the Eucharist at his Chaldean Catholic parish in Mosul, they asked him why he was still there and why he hadn't closed the church as they had demanded.
Jun 8, 2017 - 02:58 pm .- The Bishop of Lancaster issued last week liturgical norms for the Neocatechumenal Way, which apply to all in the diocese, in the interest of “fostering clarity” around the celebration of the Eucharist.
Jun 8, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The Danish parliament has repealed an anti-blasphemy law at a time when such laws are still used around the world.
Jun 8, 2017 - 02:58 am .- What started as a means to liberate women seems to have taken an ironic twist.

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