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St Ambrose was reluctantly made a bishop, but embraced Christianity to become one of the most prominent ecclesiastics of his time

General secretary of the English and Welsh bishops’ conference is charged with finding ways of re-emphasising Lent as penitential season

The Church fell out with Labour under Blair. Catholic MP Jon Cruddas speaks about why the people’s party lost its faith

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran made the comment after meeting President Zardari in Pakistan

Cardinal Bertone exhorts international community to fight anti-Christian discrimination with same energy as it combats all religious intolerance

In his weekly catechesis Pope Benedict held up the medieval mystic as a woman who understood that divine love is at the heart of spiritual life

Pope Benedict’s election caught American diplomats by surprise, Wikileaks documents from Rome have revealed