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Cardinal Pietro Parolin in St. Peter's Basilica April 27, 2017.

Cardinal Parolin: Monaco shows positive Church-state relationship can exist

Jul 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholicism is the tiny Mediterranean principality’s official state religion. Read more

Parliament House for the state of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. Stock photo via Shutterstock

Victoria parliament considers ending daily Our Father

Mar 20, 2019

The parliament of the Australian state of Victoria is considering a proposal to end the convention of beginnings daily sessions... Read more

Interior Minister Manuel Valls in Lyon, France on Sept.14, 2012.

France monitoring traditionalist Catholics for 'religious pathology'

Dec 13, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

A French cabinet member announced that the government will monitor certain groups for "religious pathology," including a traditionalist Catholic organization,... Read more