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The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

Catholic bishop urges UK Government to improve migrant assessment.

Archbishop of Dublin (above) defends right of schools to put Catholics first in queue.

Thousands of young Europeans honour St Teresa of Avila. (Video).

New York, Chicago archbishops weigh in on Planned Parenthood videos.

Christian Aid welcomes US President Obama’s climate change action.

Vatican guest house offers perch above Jerusalem’s Old City, tourism paradise for history buffs, pilgrims.

Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb.

SPORT

Hibernian FC—140 years old today, launched at the St Mary’s Street Halls to mark the centenary of the birth of Daniel O’Connell, the champion of the Catholic Emancipation.

AND FINALLY

Pope invites Oprah, Matt Damon and Ari Emanuel to the Vatican to help improve Catholic Church’s image in the media

 

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