U.K. court rules for bakers refusing to make cake with gay marriage slogan

The United Kingdom's Supreme Court has upheld the right of a bakery to refuse to make a cake emblazoned with a slogan in support of same-sex marriage.

Pakistan court rules on Catholic's blasphemy charge, defers announcement

A court in Pakistan has reached a decision on whether a Catholic woman will become the first person to hang to death under the country's controversial blasphemy laws.

At eucharistic congress, English cardinal prays for pardon for bishops

An English cardinal prayed for the forgiveness of bishops who had brought "the face of evil" into the Catholic Church by allowing or carrying out acts of abuse.

World's bishops call for action on abuse; English bishop wants synod

Manchester, England -- A global synod on priests could help the church to end the "terrible" scandals of clerical child abuse, an English bishop told Pope Francis.

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