- Trying to square the circle
The opening days of the Synod on the Family have revealed distinct differences of opinion between the participants. How can their commitment to church teaching be matched with compassion for those who struggle with it?
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A bill fast-tracking female diocesan bishops into the House of Lords has passed into law, reflecting politicians’ impatience to have greater equality among bishops who sit in the Lords.
A fifteenth-century vestment worn by Cardinal Vincent Nichols at the Requiem Mass for Richard III is to go on display at Ushaw College near Durham.
The Government has awarded hundreds of thousands of pounds of repair grants to Catholic cathedrals including Liverpool, Plymouth and Westminster. The money, amounting to £1,370,230, is the third and final round of grants awarded to cathedrals under the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund.
Cardinal Fernando Filoni, who is to spend Holy Week in Iraq, has spoken of his admiration for the Iraqi refugees he met in Jordan yesterday.
From modern-day martyrs to those who quietly care for the sick or elderly, Pope Francis remembered all those who "sacrifice themselves daily," following Jesus in serving others and giving witness to the Gospel.
One of the most senior cardinals in the Vatican has condemned as “anti-Catholic” a suggestion by the president of the German bishops’ conference that local Churches should decide their own response to divorced and remarried Catholics who wanted to receive Communion.
Catholic peer Lord Hylton has voiced concern that foreign domestic workers remain “open to abuse and exploitation” despite the passage of the Modern Slavery Act, which received Royal Assent today.
The Polish bishops' conference defended its handling of sexual abuse by clergy after a former priest was jailed in connection with the case of Jozef Wesolowski, the laicized former nuncio to the Dominican Republic.
Members of Pope Francis' safeguarding board have expressed concern over his appointment of a Chilean bishop to a diocese despite accusations that he covered up child abuse by a priest.
Priests from Ireland and two bishops have become the latest to call for changes to the English translation of the Mass.