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- Marx welcomes Francis' open model of reporting on synod discussions as Vatican publishes final document in English
- Nichols and Martin signal shifts arising from Synod on the Family
- Former Archbishop of York resigns following abuse inquiry criticisms
- Priest condemns Nigerian Government failure to stop Boko Haram 'caliphate' and humanitarian crisis
Pope Francis will visit the Hagia Sophia museum and the Blue Mosque in which his predecessor prayed when he visits Turkey next month.
Pope Francis at his general audience this morning paid tribute to St John Paul II on his first feast day as a saint since he was canonised on 27 April.
The Archbishop of York has said he is “deeply ashamed” that the Church of England failed to stop abuse by a former Dean of Manchester Cathedral, Robert Waddington.
The news agency of the Italian Bishops’ Conference has criticised a version of Madonna's hit single Like a Virgin released by singing nun Sr Cristina, denouncing her choice as “reckless”.
On Monday Pope Francis expanded the agenda of a consistory on the causes of saints – including that of Goa native and evangeliser of Sri Lanka, Blessed Joseph Vaz - to include discussion of the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.
The synod on the family has sounded a “trumpet call” for marriage while adopting a new pastoral tone and language that sees the good in those unions that fall short of Church teaching, Cardinal Vincent Nichols said this week.
The Prime Minister of Vietnam met Pope Francis on Saturday in an apparent sign of thawing Vatican relations with the Communist world.
Cardinal Raymond Burke, the head of the Vatican’s highest court, has confirmed weeks of rumours that he is being transferred to become patron of the Sovereign Military order of Malta.
Catholic headteachers must be offered better support if faith schools are to combat a dramatic fall in the number of people applying for senior roles, new findings reveal.
The Catholic Church in England and Wales is giving its backing an ecumenical campaign encouraging blood and organ donation.