Bishops say U.K. should eliminate nuclear arsenal, use money for poor

The U.K. should "forsake" its nuclear arsenal and spend the money it saves on helping the poorest people of society, Scottish and English Catholic bishops said.


English cardinal says he won't resign, apologizes after abuse report

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster said he will not "walk away" from leadership of the church amid pressure to resign over his handling of child abuse cases.

U.K. abuse inquiry says London cardinal, Vatican did not show leadership

The Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Vatican failed to show compassion or leadership in the fight against child abuse, a U.K. inquiry concluded.

French bishops order 'death knell' after three killed in Nice basilica

French bishops ordered a "death knell" to ring from every church of their country Oct. 29 after three people were hacked to death in a basilica in the southern Mediterranean city of Nice.