Over the weekend, Cardinal Robert Sarah, who runs the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, argued in a message that those promoting a 'modern liturgy' had caused disaster, devastation and schism by trying to reduce the Mass into a 'simple convivial meal'...

The day after the terrorist attack on Westminster for which Islamic State claimed credit

Michael O'Riordan writes from South Sudan where he is working with Cafod distributing desperately needed food aid in Yirol, which is in a state of famine.

Vatican expert who has hosted politicians from Tony Blair to Lady Thatcher has some advice for the new US President.

Pressure on the Knights of Malta is growing after new evidence emerged that Pope Francis never asked for Cardinal Raymond Burke and the Knights of Malta leadership to sack a senior official in a row about the distribution of condoms...

A papal commission is underway investigating the sacking of Albrecht von Boeselager, a senior figure in the Order of Malta, accused of supporting an organisation distributing condoms in Myanmar.

Eleanor Margetts, pictured, a volunteer with Wellspring Community in Brighton, East Sussex, won a competition to travel to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis and present her ideas on how the Church is getting young Catholics to take a lead on providing solutions to global problems to a joint Vatican-UN symposium at the end of October. Here she shares her experience with

On Saturday Pope Francis placed red hats on the heads of seventeen new cardinals, inducting them into the world’s most exclusive club where members are typically known as Princes of the Church. But Francis has repeatedly stressed that being a cardinal is not about status but service and has now made it his mission to give red hats to the unambitious, pastorally minded, serving in some of the most far-flung, and dangerous, parts of the world...

A former Harvard professor argues that 'The Donald' could win next week because behind the misogynistic, bombastic stench of Trump is the sweet smell of freedom from a corrupt establishment represented by Hillary Clinton

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