The Vatican will host its first ever hackathon this month, taking place over four days from 8-11 March...

Five years after his election, most US Catholics still view Pope Francis favourably and believe he represents a major and positive change for the Catholic Church. However, there are signs of growing discontent with the Pope among Catholics on the political right, Pew Research reports

Christians must let go of resentments and forgive those who have wronged them so that they may experience God's forgiveness, Pope Francis has said.


The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, is among 70 signatories to a letter sent to the Daily Telegraph today calling for the ‘faith cap’ on schools to remain in place...

The head of Slovakia's Catholic Church has condemned the suspected mafia killing of an investigative journalist as an attack on freedom and democracy, and urged his country's Christians to stand together against "corruption, hatred, lies and fraud". 

The chairmen of two US bishops' committees said it is long past time for the nation's leaders to come up with "common-sense gun measures as part of a comprehensive approach to the reduction of violence in society and the protection of life."

Pope Francis' exhortation on the family should prompt discussion and even debate, but accusing him and others of heresy is completely out of place, said German Cardinal Walter Kasper.

Dr Rowlands also described how an 'emerging hallmark of Pope Francis’ pontificate' is the notion that the social teaching of the Church should lead to a willingness to suffer as a form of solidarity


On the first day of evidence about the Churcb of England, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse was told: 'There is a strong suspicion of an organised conspiracy between clergy and bishops in the Diocese of Chichester to enable children to be abused and it will be painful for all involved to hear.'

Cardinal George Pell's lawyers have accused Victoria Police on the first day of his committal hearing on historical sexual offence charges of presuming the 76-year-old of being guilty


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