- Raised to the altars: one who fell for the poor
A champion of the poor or someone mixed up in politics? A man who died for the faith or because he was a political inconvenience? Archbishop Oscar Romero’s beatification today confirms his stature and illuminates his model of holiness
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Pope Francis on Sunday canonised two nineteenth-century Palestinian nuns at a ceremony in Rome attended by the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, days after the Holy See said it would soon sign its first treaty with the State.
A priest of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham has been arrested for alleged fraud just weeks after returning from a year-long suspension over his involvement in a civil partnership.
Cardiff Archbishop George Stack has praised The Tablet for its “critical loyalty” to the Catholic Church in a thanksgiving Mass to mark 175 years of the journal’s continuous publication.
An Irish-based support group for the children of Catholic priests has been assured by the bishops that money will be provided to fund any counselling its clients require.
A huge swing by Catholic voters away from their traditional support for Labour helped ensure the almost total wipeout of the party by the Scottish nationalists in last week's general election.
Berta Soler, leader of Cuba's Ladies in White human rights movement, has dismissed President Raul Castro’s assertion that he might become Catholic again as “a joke”.
Philippines Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has been elected president of Caritas, the international confederation of more than 150 Catholic development agencies.
Speaking quietly and deliberately, Sr Diana Momeka OP from Iraq urged a congressional committee hearing on Wednesday to help the displaced Christians in Iraq to "go back home".
In the wake of increased Islamist violence, Kenyan Cardinal John Njue on Monday called on Christians to launch a human and intellectual dialogue with other religions to build peace around the world.
Leaders of more than 20 international reform groups have written to Pope Francis criticising the trend towards “mega-parishes” as a response to the decline in priest numbers.