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There was an "impassioned debate" in the House of Commons about the extent of global anti-Christian persecution. Aid to the Church in Need reported that during a debate in parliament Tuesday calling on the UK government “to do more both in its foreign policy and through its aid work to defend and support people o...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
The Holy See and the Republic of Chad have signed an agreement regarding the legal status of the Catholic Church in Chad. The agreement, made yesterday in the seat of the Ministry of Foreign …read more
Illinois is now set to become the 15th US state to legalize same-sex "marriage," as the state House approved legislation on Tuesday with a vote of 61-54. The governor, Pat Quinn, has promised …read more
Three chairmen of U.S. bishops' committees outlined their opposition to the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (ENDA) in a letter to the U.S. Senate. That letter sent to …read more
Responding to the Irish Cabinet’s decisionNov. 5to hold a referendum on the issue of same-sex “marriage”, Bishop Denis Nulty said the debate is “not about equality or about the false …read more
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has protested against Israel’s demolition of a Church-owned property in East Jerusalem, saying it was a breach of international law and an act of vandalism …read more