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Bishops attending a meeting were among the first to sign the National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty at the US bishops' headquarters building on 9 May...

 


An executive order on religious liberty issued by President Donald Trump and the passing in the House of Representatives of legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) brought disappointed responses from religious liberty campaigners and Catholic leaders...


Heythrop College, the 400-year-old Jesuit-run institution in London which specialises in theology and philosophy, has been sold...


A top Vatican diplomat has reiterated the Catholic Church’s backing for a “complete ban” on nuclear weapons, and criticised protracted negotiations to prevent their international spread...


Brother René Stockman, global head of the Brothers of Charity order, has condemned a decision by its Belgian branch to allow euthanasia in its 15 psychiatric hospitals — the first time a Catholic institution would officially comply since it was legalised in 2002...


ndian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in Yemen more than a year ago, in a video message pleaded for the Indian government and the Catholic Church to do more to secure his release...


The Catholic Primate of All Ireland, Archbishop Eamon Martin has said decades of service given by nuns and priests to the education and healthcare of people in Ireland and all over the world is being “obliterated” by a “narrow narrative” that “religious ethos cannot be good for democracy” and stands against the rights of citizens...


One of the Vatican’s top legal minds has opened the way for a revision of the Catholic position on Anglican orders by stressing they should not be written off as “invalid"...


The Archbishop of Canterbury has denied that he has shifted the Church of England to the political right, after a pastoral letter sent to parishes ahead of next month’s election said that ‘stability’ should be a key reference point when people were considering how to vote...


The head of the French bishops' conference welcomed the election of President-elect Emmanuel Macron and said he hoped June legislative elections would not place the country "in an ungovernable situation"...


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

Consecration of renegade Anglican bishop not intended to splinter CofE but necessary to preserve its true 'heritage and mission' says breakaway church17 May 2017 by Rose Gamble

Medjugorje report's conclusions could be a 'first' for the church, says Vatican commission member 18 May 2017 by Catholic News Service

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

Consecration of renegade Anglican bishop not intended to splinter CofE but necessary to preserve its true 'heritage and mission' says breakaway church17 May 2017 by Rose Gamble

Medjugorje report's conclusions could be a 'first' for the church, says Vatican commission member 18 May 2017 by Catholic News Service

Official teaching has changed throughout the whole history of the ChurchPremium18 May 2017 by Sara Maitland

Time to get real: both believers and unbelievers are crucial in winning the battle against 'post truth'Premium18 May 2017 by Matthew d'Ancona

The Tablet Interview - Once a Catholic... screenwriter and renowned TV producer Jimmy Mc­Govern talks to Peter StanfordPremium18 May 2017 by Peter Stanford

Official teaching has changed throughout the whole history of the ChurchPremium18 May 2017 by Sara Maitland

Time to get real: both believers and unbelievers are crucial in winning the battle against 'post truth'Premium18 May 2017 by Matthew d'Ancona

The Tablet Interview - Once a Catholic... screenwriter and renowned TV producer Jimmy Mc­Govern talks to Peter StanfordPremium18 May 2017 by Peter Stanford

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