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Pope and The Elders

Pope Francis meets at the Casa Santa Marta with members of 'The Elders', who are marking the 10th anniversary of their foundation by Nelson Mandela

Pope Francis meets 'The Elders' to discuss global concerns

06/11/2017 19:14

Listen to the first part of our exclusive interview with former UN leader Kofi Annan and former Irish President Mary Robinson, two members of The Elders' group of global leaders, following their papal audience on Monday

Archbishop of Harare, Robert Ndlovu

Archbishop of Harare, Robert Ndlovu

Bring Christian values to politics

06/07/2017 16:07

Bring Christian values to politics; don’t lose your saltiness, Zimbabwe’s Archbishop of Harare Robert Ndlovu says.

 

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya bishops fearful of election violence

03/05/2017 15:49

Kenyan bishops are “very worried” that widespread violence will flare up in the country as tensions mount before this summer’s general elections.

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress during his visit to the United States in September 2014

Catholicism and Citizenship: Pope's vision of political vocation

30/03/2017 15:38

Theologian and author Massimo Faggioli talks about his new book ‘Catholicism and Citizenship’ which takes an in-depth look at the relationship between the Church and politics in the 21st century

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.