South Sudan's Catholic bishops asked for the world's help to prevent mass starvation that threatens the lives of more than 5 million people.
The president of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has asked the British government to review its decision to limit the number of unaccompanied child refugees it accepts from Europe.
Catholics should protest against immigration policies that could put the lives of children at risk, said Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster.
The Commission of the Bishops' Conference of the European Community welcomed a move by the European Parliament to classify atrocities and religious cleansing by the Islamic State as genocide.
A Catholic bioethics institute has accused the British government of moving toward creation of genetically modified babies after scientists were given permission to alter the DNA of embryos in experimentation.
Eco Catholic: One Catholic priest organized a rescue while another found himself in need of rescuing, as floods ravaged the north of England.
Europe must agree on shared financial and social policies to offset the risk of another crisis that almost saw Greece quit the eurozone, said a European bishops' commission.
A Thursday statement issued by German Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, president of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community, expressed relief that a bailout package had prevented the "Grexit" -- the prospect of Greece abandoning the euro currency and returning to using the drachma.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster urged priests to end debating the upcoming synod on the family in the press after more than 450 priests published a letter calling on the Catholic church to retain the prohibition on divorced and remarried Catholics receiving holy Communion.
Britain has become the first country in the world to legalize the genetic modification of the human germ line in an attempt to fight inherited diseases.
The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have made the defense of human life their top priority in guidance to Catholic voters ahead of the general election.
A four-page letter to voters, which will be distributed throughout churches, lists "important issues" the bishops invite Catholics to raise with candidates in the May 7 election for the House of Commons.