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The devil would like to see a Catholic Church that never takes any risks, never speaks out with the truth and just settles on being wishy-washy, comfortable and business-savvy, Pope Francis said during a morning Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae...


The Venezuelan bishops' conference reiterated its rejection of a government proposal to draft a new constitution, after a rare meeting between the conference president and top government representatives...


Pope Francis has said he is 'deeply saddened' by the 'barbaric' suicide bomb attack at a pop concert in Manchester last night in which 22 people, including many children, were killed... 


Following his official welcome to Jerusalem by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, US President Donald Trump began his two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with a private visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Western Wall...

 


EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump has arrived in Israel, and moments after he landed declared that there is a 'rare opportunity' for peace. But the local Catholic leadership is sceptical about his chances, the Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem told The Tablet...


A cardinal in Central African Republic called on international peacekeepers to act more effectively, after witnessing how UN peace keepers handled an anti-Muslim flare-up in the southeastern city of Bangassou...

 


Two days before a meeting with President Donald Trump where the potential for disagreement is high, Pope Francis this morning met Irish President Michael Higgins with whom he is very much on the same page...


As he prepared to meet Pope Francis for the first time, President Donald Trump formally nominated Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, to be the new US ambassador to the Holy See...

 


When Pope Francis brought forward his trip to Egypt to April and cleared his diary for June, rumours started circulating in Rome that he was preparing to make a new batch of cardinals...


EXCLUSIVE: Francis Rooney - a former ambassador to the Holy See and supporter of President Trump - believes that the President and the Pope can put aside their differences and work together on solving problems in Latin America, protecting religious freedoms and defending the cause of human dignity worldwide...


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'I won’t forget what you said' President Trump tells Pope Francis at end of historic meeting in the Vatican24 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Pope Francis continues process of strengthening his legacy with five new cardinal picks from the 'peripheries' 22 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Anglican orders not 'invalid' says Cardinal, opening way for revision of current Catholic position 09 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

'I won’t forget what you said' President Trump tells Pope Francis at end of historic meeting in the Vatican24 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Pope Francis continues process of strengthening his legacy with five new cardinal picks from the 'peripheries' 22 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

Anglican orders not 'invalid' says Cardinal, opening way for revision of current Catholic position 09 May 2017 by Christopher Lamb

How cruel Christianity can be to its own most faithful servantsPremium24 May 2017 by Clifford Longley

The people’s cardinal: El Salvador's first cardinal embodies the Church of the Poor Premium24 May 2017 by Clare Dixon

Escape from a prison state: Cruelty, violence, intimidation and religious persecution are the norm in EritreaPremium18 May 2017 by John Pontifex

How cruel Christianity can be to its own most faithful servantsPremium24 May 2017 by Clifford Longley

The people’s cardinal: El Salvador's first cardinal embodies the Church of the Poor Premium24 May 2017 by Clare Dixon

Escape from a prison state: Cruelty, violence, intimidation and religious persecution are the norm in EritreaPremium18 May 2017 by John Pontifex

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