Category - catholic

  • 31 May 2007

    Thw WCC is renewing efforts to promote global Christian unity and conversation through an 'alliance of alliances' which will acknowledge differences and work through cooperation rather than conformity.

  • 3 May 2007

    The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), which wants equality in admissions and policies across the school sector, has defended its reforming stance on faith schools after an attack in the Church Times newspaper.

  • 30 Apr 2007

    Protestant and Catholic church leaders in Scotland have renewed their criticism on Britain’s post-Trident nuclear weapons plans and have called for a major non-proliferation effort.

  • 16 Apr 2007

    People opposing world poverty are following the example of Leeds MP John Battle by joining a CAFOD lifestyle campaign pledging income to global development. They are urging others in public life to do likewise.

  • 7 Apr 2007

    Chancellor Gordon Brown has been jointly challenged by Catholic and Protestant leaders in Scotland to cut back spending on nuclear weapons and to focus on aid, trade and debt targets.

  • 15 Mar 2007

    Keith Clements argues that the Free Churches need to work rigorously for a genuinely ecumenical movement – not one dominated by established Anglican and Catholic interests

  • 1 Feb 2007

    Catholic leaders in England, Wales and Scotland are being encouraged not to resist the Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs) with which their adoption agencies will be required to comply from April 2007. Instead they are being urged to follow an “inspirational” example from the United States.

  • 23 Jan 2007

    The Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, Cormac Murphy O'Connor, spiritual head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, has said that up to twelve Catholic adoption agencies which handle some of the most vulnerable cases may be closed if they are not given an exemption under new equalities legislation ‚Ä' which seeks to give equal access and fair treatment to lesbian and gay people in the provision of goods and services.

  • 18 Dec 2006

    Nicaraguan President-elect Daniel Ortega has announced that he will this week call on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to relax its stringent policy towards Nicaragua in order to be able to tackle endemic poverty and hunger.

  • 16 Dec 2006

    The Vatican has indicated that, at present, it will not be signing a new, widely-heralded international treaty to protect the rights and dignity of people living with disabilities.