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Miraculous Christ Child doll to debut in Britain

When Italy was hit by a series of earthquakes in 2016, entire cities were destroyed. But miraculously, one 15th-century doll of the Christ Child survived. The doll was confirmed to be an object of the “Madonnas and Miracles: The Holy Home in Renaissance Italy” exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum. The doll was venerated at the

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Manchester parish prepares to take in Syrian refugees

A parish in Greater Manchester is preparing to look after Syrian refugees as part of a Home Office scheme. The Community Sponsorship scheme allows groups, such as churches, to help integrate refugees into Britain. One of the first communities expected to welcome refugees is St Monica’s in Flixton. The Diocese of Salford is acting as

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Scottish bishops urge British Government not to renew Trident weapons system

The British government must take “decisive and courageous steps” toward ridding the country of nuclear weapons, said the Catholic bishops of Scotland. All eight bishops issued a joint statement calling for nuclear disarmament ahead of a July 18 vote in Parliament on whether to renew the Trident submarine-based nuclear weapons system. They said Britain had

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European Church leaders fear consequences of Brexit vote

European Catholic leaders have expressed concern that the decision by British voters to leave the European Union threatens unity across the continent, but they also said the EU bloc must rethink its values and priorities. The concerns arose after voters decided to exit the EU by 52 per cent to 48 per cent. The decision led Prime

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