The brother of Chilean Father Fernando Karadima called on his brother to ask forgiveness for the hurt inflicted on those he sexually abused.

Francis did not cite specific examples but has issued a strong condemnation of fake news, a phenomenon he has found himself a victim of at various points during his papacy

Cardinal Schönborn was speaking after the Austrian Government announced plans to close down seven mosques and potentially expel about 60 imams from the country 


Pope Francis told the Family Forum in Rome: 'In the last century the whole world was scandalised by what the Nazis did to treat the purity of the race. Today we do the same, but with white gloves.'

The French church has launched a program to combat anti-migrant and anti-Muslim attitudes amid reports of tensions among Catholics.

500 priests have signed a letter defending the teaching of Humanae Vitae on human sexuality and its specific judgement that artificial contraception is “absolutely excluded” and “intrinsically wrong”.


The Acting Archbishop of Adelaide has said that the Church in South Australia will not adhere to new laws compelling priests who are told about child abuse within Confession to report what they hear to police

Argentina's bishops expressed disappointment with the approval of an initiative that moves the South American country closer to legalising abortion. But the bishops also pledged to review their social ministries to better attend to youth and women.

Conservative Catholics are to hold a two-day ‘Conference of Catholic Families’ in Dublin as the Vatican backed World Meeting of Families is taking place in the RDS in August.


On the first anniversary of the devastating Grenfell tower fire that killed 72 people, Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, called for prayers for all those involved in the “unforgettable disaster”.


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