Clinton picks a Catholic as her running mate Premium

28 July 2016 | by Michael Sean Winters

Hillary Clinton selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine (pictured) to be her running mate in the race for the White House, writes Michael Sean Winters.

Islamists murder priest at Mass Premium

28 July 2016 |

Two radical Islamists attacked a morning Mass on Tuesday and slit the throat of the 84-year-old French priest there, Fr Jacques Hamel (pictured), in the latest terror attack in France.

The head of the Syriac Catholic Church has strongly criticised “American, French, English, and European Union politicians”

Cardinal George Pell has published a vigorous defence of his reputation after an investigative TV programme in Australia claimed that detectives were investigating historical sex abuse allegations levelled directly at him...

Pope Francis arrived in Poland declaring the 'world is at war' following a wave of recent terrorist attacks including one this week when a priest was killed...

More than a million young Catholics from across the globe gathered in Poland on Tuesday under clouds. The sky was overcast, it was raining and they could hear thunder as they gathering in Krakow’s Blonia Park for the beginning of World Youth Day....

More than 200,000 pilgrims from 187 countries were told to communicate in the language of the Gospel this week as World Youth Day began with an opening mass celebrated by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow yesterday who urged young Catholics to share their faith, experiences and hopes and spread a 'message of divine mercy' worldwide during World Youth Day...

The nun who managed to escape the clutches of the Islamist terrorist who murdered Father Jacques Hamel as he celebrated Mass at the parish church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday morning has spoken out about the horror she witnessed before managing to escape...

Recent surge in numbers of Jesuit priests in America attributed to the ‘Pope Francis effect’.

Polish police have raised the official security threat level at World Youth Day in Krakow, after an Iraqi man was arrested with traces of explosives. However, a police spokesman said the category of alpha, or high, was not linked to any concrete threat, adding that security arrangements were proceeding smoothly for the expected arrival of 2 million young people in the southern city...

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