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20/06/2013 8:45 am

Caritas Europa calls on the EU to ensure effective right to family life for all refugees

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa calls on the EU and its Member States to fully ensure access to family reunification for all refugees. To Caritas Europa, the right to family life is one of the pillars of human rights. Access to family reunification is an essential element in ensuring the protection and integration of refugees.

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19/06/2013 10:50 am

Bishop appointed Co-President of the International Lutheran-Catholic Commission on Unity

The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has appointed Bishop William Kenney as the Co-President of the Catholic Delegation on the International Commission for Dialogue with the Lutheran World Federation.

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16/06/2013 10:50 am

Cardinal Tauran gives thanks for "educative and enriching" dialogue between religions

Cardinal Tauran's four-day visit to the UK concluded back in London this morning with the celebration of Holy Mass in Westminster Cathedral. In his homily, the Cardinal described the dialogue between religions as "educative and enriching". 

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15/06/2013 3:15 pm

Cardinal: Consciously Cultivate Relationships with those of Other Faiths

The Vatican's senior official heading up the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has spoken about the changing make-up of our communities and how we should be "consciously cultivating" good relationships with our neighbours of other faiths.

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15/06/2013 12:55 pm

Cardinal Tauran meets with the Sikh community in Birmingham

On the penultimate day of Cardinal Tauran's four-day visit to England to promote good relations between religions, the visiting delegation travelled to the Midlands to meet with the Sikh community at the Guru Nanak Nishkham Sevak Jatha in Birmingham.

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14/06/2013 11:45 pm

Bishop Lynch signs letter criticising "unfair and damaging" migration rules threatening families

Bishop Patrick Lynch, Chair of the Bishops' Conference Office for Migration Policy, has added his signature to a letter to The Guardian branding new rules on family migration "unfair and damaging" and calling for the government to reconsider them.

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14/06/2013 10:30 pm

Cardinal Tauran visits the Jain Derasar at the Oshwal Centre, Hertfordshire

The UK's Jain communities were the focal point of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran's visit to England on Friday 14 June. His Eminence, accompanied by a delegation led by Archbishop Kevin McDonald, Chair of the Bishops' Conference Office for Interreligious Relations, travelled to Potters Bar to visit the Jain Derasar at the Oshwal Centre, Hertfordshire.

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14/06/2013 3:55 pm

Two-day celebration of Pope John Paul II's 'Evangelium Vitae' promoting the dignity of life

As part of the 'Year of Faith', a two-day celebration of Evangelium Vitae will take place in Rome this weekend giving the faithful from around the world the opportunity to gather with the Holy Father in a communal witness to the sacred value of all life: The lives of the aged, the lives of the sick, the lives of the dying, the lives of the unborn, the lives of the physically and mentally challenged, and the lives of all those who suffer.

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14/06/2013 1:54 pm

Pope Francis meets with the Archbishops of Canterbury and Westminster in Rome

Pope Francis met with the recently enthroned Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in Rome today, 14 June. The Holy Father warmly welcomed Archbishop Welby, who greeted the Pope alongside Archbishop Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.

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14/06/2013 1:38 pm

Archbishop of Canterbury's Address to Pope Francis in Historic First Meeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is in Rome today, 14 June, and has met with Pope Francis for the first time. In this article you can read the text of Archbishop Welby's address.

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