The Madonna Advocata icon in Rome’s Dominican Church of Santa Maria del Rosario on Monte Mario. Photo credits: Paul Badde. Eight hundred years ago, a …
Pope Francis said today that it is important to remember when facing a difficult trial that the “Lord is risen and does not permit darkness to have the last word.”
When Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako turns 80 on 27 February, the cardinals eligible to vote in a conclave will drop to 127, seven more than the limit of 120 set by Paul VI and confirmed by John Paul II.
Pope Francis has said that seeing a psychiatrist in Argentina helped him with anxiety when he was a younger priest in an interview published in an Argentine newspaper today.
For Damien Richardson, it just seemed like another job. A man had asked him if he would clear out the house of his late sister in north Dublin.
After Robert Cardinal Sarah’s retirement as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of Sacraments, the big question around the Vatican is who will take his place.
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In just a week’s time, Pope Francis will touch down in Baghdad for his historic visit to Iraq – the first of any Pope to …
As Covid-19 vaccines continue to be rolled out across the world, Archbishop John Wilson has joined with the St Francis Leprosy Guild in calling for people with leprosy to be given equal access.
The Venerable Cornelia Connelly (1809-1879), pictured around 1877. Public Domain. A religious order announced yesterday that it had withdrawn an application to exhume the body …
Archbishop Aurel Percă has never led his archdiocese in normal times. He was installed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Bucharest on 11 January 2020, shortly before the coronavirus pandemic engulfed Romania.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has given his support to a new report by the Commission for Countering Extremism drawing attention to gaps in legislation that allow extremists to operate with impunity in the UK.
A German Catholic bishop has publicly defended his support for a book of blessings and rites for homosexual unions.
Conservators working at Shrewsbury Cathedral have discovered elaborate wall paintings from the 19th century still intact decades after they were hidden by two coats of modern cream paint.
Catholic leaders in Europe have urged the European Union to be guided by solidarity, fraternity, and social justice as it distributes and administers the COVID-19 vaccine.
The theologian Beate Gilles was elected general secretary of the German bishops’ conference on Monday, becoming the first woman to hold the post.
Archbishop Bashar Warda, Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil The Archbishop of Erbil, speaking in our second podcast interview looking ahead to Pope Francis’ historic first visit …
Bishop John Keenan of Paisley is encouraged families and individuals to join him in a consecration to Mary by a less conventional means – a children’s book.
In his homily for the First Sunday of Lent, Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar, has preached about the need for peace in the country and hope for the future.
Catholics are pressing for further changes to Scotland’s controversial hate crime bill amid a last-minute consultation.
The Scottish Parliament’s justice committee gave the public just four days to respond to the consultation, which ended at 10 a.m. yesterday.