Catholics

  • May 11, 2007

    Pope Benedict XVI has received a warm welcome in Brazil, the world's largest Catholic-majority nation. But President Lula says decriminalizing abortion is a healthcare necessity and that one moral stance cannot be imposed on all.

  • May 1, 2007

    As Labour and the Scottish Nationalists battle for control of Holyrood on 3 May, an extreme political party claiming to speak on behalf of Christians is comparing equalities legislation with Nazi anti-Semitism.

  • March 22, 2007

    A coalition of Catholics, Anglicans, evangelicals, Conservative peers and judges failed last night to halt the progress of the Sexual Orientation Regulations. Gay Christians are delighted.

  • March 13, 2007

    There's a good article on Christian political influence (and lack of it) in Scotland today, in the Herald newspaper.

  • December 21, 2006

    The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a bipartisan federal agency which operates independently of government, has said it is is very concerned about the situation facing many Catholics in China - especially those in unrecognised congregations.

  • March 17, 2006

    Mark Thompson, is the most influential Roman Catholic lay person in Britain, according to an analysis by the Catholic weekly The Tablet.