The Archdiocese of Newark received its first cardinal as Cardinal Joseph Tobin was installed as the city’s archbishop on 6 January.

One in 4 people has a common mental disorder at any one time and the economic and social cost of mental illness is £105 billion – similar to the entire annual NHS budget...

The Catholic Church is "very far" from a situation in which the Pope is in need of "fraternal correction" because he has not put the faith and Church teaching in danger, said Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith...

The Archbishop of Mumbai has expressed outrage at the “half-hearted attitude of the police”, whom he claims failed to collect vital evidence to convict two men who were acquitted last week of the rape of a 48-year-old nun...

EXCLUSIVE: The man leading a papal investigation into the Order of Malta has said the Vatican has authority to investigate the dismissal of a senior knights on the grounds they are a religious order, challenging a claim the Holy See has no right to interfere given the knights are a sovereign entity...

Pope Francis urged mothers to "go ahead" and breastfeed during a Mass in the Sistine Chapel during which he baptised 28 babies on Sunday...


The rector of the Cathedral of St Paul said he believed several Catholic couples would be willing to welcome the child into their homes...



Pope Francis has issued a call for peace in 2017 by condemning easy access to small-scale weapons while urging faith leaders to call out religiously-inspired terrorism as 'homicidal madness'.


Britain's Christian roots can help to heal divisions post-Brexit, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said, writes Rose Gamble.

A series of new initiatives is under way in the Diocese of Limerick as it begins to implement recommendations from a 10-year policy document produced by the Limerick Diocesan Synod last year, writes Sarah Mac Donald.

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