- Exodus of biblical proportions
Hounded out of their homes by Islamist violence, Iraqi Christians face what many fear may be their final festive season in the land of their fathers as many prepare for exile
- Home News
- World News
- Parish Practice
- Letters Extra
- The living Spirit
- Francis damns ‘diseased’ Curia for its vanity and ‘spiritual Alzheimer’s’ during annual Christmas meeting
- 'Questionable' financial activities leave Franciscans in serious debt
- Midwives denied right not to supervise abortions have lost 'basic human right', says Bishop of Paisley
- Midnight Mass: the ritual under threat from drunken yobbos and a drastic shortage of priests
Pope Francis has delivered a stinging critique of the Roman Curia, describing it as “sick with power and greed”.
Ineffective budgetary oversight and "questionable" financial activities have plunged the Order of Friars Minor into significant debt and an extremely serious financial situation, its minister general said.
The Archbishop of Glasgow has expressed his dismay at a legal ruling against two Catholic midwives who objected to supervising nurses involved in abortion procedures.
With the church ablaze with candles, the Christ child in the crib and the choir singing their carols in perfect harmony, Midnight Mass is at the heart of Christmas. But according to a Tablet survey, it is on its way to becoming a thing of the past.
Pope Francis has named a new cardinal to the ceremonial post of camerlengo, the official responsible for running the Vatican between the death of a pope and the election of a new one.
The west London Orthodox cathedral visited by the Prince of Wales on Wednesday is habitually treated with profound disrespect by local Sunni Muslims, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop for the UK has told The Tablet.
The traditional stronghold of Catholicism in England and Wales is in a state of decline but should emerge with smaller, more vibrant parish communities, the Archbishop of Liverpool has said.
Pope Francis has lent his support to Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, but says he will not be around to witness them.
The head of Lithuania's Catholic Church has warned that Russia may be preparing to attack his country, using "new forms of warfare".
Pope Francis personally appealed to President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this year to encourage both leaders to normalise diplomatic relations, a senior Obama administration official said.