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A celtic cross in Scotland

A celtic cross in Scotland. Scottish Bishops have criticized comments of member of parliament concerning Catholic education.

Scottish Bishops criticize Member of Parliament's comments

16/03/2017 15:05

Bishops in Scotland have criticized the comments of a Member of Parliament as “chillingly intolerant” after it emerged recently that he would work with humanists to put an end to Catholic education in the country.

 

New British Prime Minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street.

New British Prime Minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street.

"Tough road ahead" for new British PM Theresa May

13/07/2016 17:25

As Britain continues to deal with the fallout of Brexit, following a referendum last month, Theresa May will take up office at 10 Downing Street with the huge task of negotiating Britain’s divorce from the European Union and at the same time causing the minimum amount of economic damage.

Former mayor of London, Boris Johnson announces that he will not be running for Conservative Party leader at a press conference in London.

Former mayor of London, Boris Johnson announces that he will not be running for Conservative Party leader at a press conference in London.

Boris Johnson takes himself out of the race for Tory leader

30/06/2016 16:58

Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, on Thursday ruled himself out of the running to be Britain’s next prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party.

Insein Prison in Yangon, Burma.

A prison guard stands outside Insein Prison in Yangon, Burma, 22 January. More than 50 political prisoners were released this week but more remain behind bars.

Prisoners in and out of Burmese jail like a “revolving door”

23/01/2016 12:53

Some prisoners are released while many others remain political prisoners in Burma's complex justice system.

Chris Altieri with THE SOUL OF A NATION

Chris Altieri with THE SOUL OF A NATION

New book explores intellectual, religious origins of U.S.

29/12/2015 12:39

Vatican Radio's Chris Altieri, author of the recently-released volume, The Soul of a Nation: America as a Tradition of Inquiry and Nationhood, is interviewed by his colleague at Vatican Radio, Charles Collins

Outside the White House

Vatican and U.S. flags being waved by Americans outside the White House in Washington D.C,

Changing face of Church in the United States

23/09/2015 15:11

A veteran religion writer who's travelling with Pope Francis on his visit to the U.S. tells us about the changing face of the American Church and the challenges the Pope is bringing to the country's political leadership