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Father Salvador Pie-Ninot, a well-known professor of ecclesiology, has said that while Pope Francis did not invoke his teaching authority in a "definitive way" in his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, it meets all the criteria for being an example of the "ordinary magisterium" to which all members of the church should respond with "the basic attitude of sincere acceptance and practical implementation"...


After a powerful earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Pope Francis postponed the catechesis he had prepared for his General Audience and instead led the crowd in the recitation of the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary...


Auxiliary Bishop Martin Holley of Washington will replace Bishop J Terry Steib who is to retire aged 76


The Church’s social action charity, CSAN, has criticised “the pervasiveness of discrimination and inequalities” in the UK after a recent report found that deep-rooted racial injustice remains entrenched in twenty-first century Britain...


Catholic bishops have called on the Government to hire chaplains in schools in an attempt to tackle a wave of student arson attacks in Kenya, which have seen over 120 secondary schools targeted since June.


One of the top religious leaders in Iran has told Pope Francis that he is delighted that the head of the 'Catholic world' has been quick to separate the activity of terrorists from the religious practice of the majority of Muslims ...


The Papal Nuncio to Ireland has come under fire from a prominent group of Irish priests over his selection of a series of what they say are “like-minded” new bishops whom the priests claim are “inadequate” for the needs of the Irish Church today...


Pro-life groups have welcomed the decision to suspend certain abortion services at Marie Stopes clinics after an intervention by the health watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC)...


A chapel for Christian inmates has opened at Landhi Prison in southern Pakistan...


A former abbot of Ealing Abbey has been charged with historical sex offences after being officially arrested at Luton Airport by Metropolitan Police officers on his return to the UK from Kosovo on Sunday...


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