Catholic bishops in Kenya have responded with disappointment to the collapse of the International Criminal Court (ICC) court case against Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto who was accused of being complicit in igniting post election violence in 2007 that was responsible for the deaths of 1,300 people...

At a meeting last week at the UN Cardinal Vincent Nichols said human trafficking is an “evil crying out to heaven” that needs urgent action from the international community...


The publication of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation has received generally favourable views in the US, but there have been dissenters for his vision of the family with some pressure groups accusing the document of being 'incomplete' and 'unacceptable'...


The Archbishop of Canterbury has revealed that he is the illegitimate son of Winston Churchill’s private secretary, the late Sir Anthony Montague Brown, a fact his real father's family said that they had been aware of for some time...


Today Pope Francis released his much anticipated apostolic exhortation on the family. Here the Catholic community responds to the document that is being interpreted as a blueprint for a more open Church...

Pope Francis has opened the way for divorced and remarried Catholics to receive holy communion in the long-awaited publication on his comments on the two Synods of Bishops On the Family today (Friday), but firmly kept the door shut on same-sex marriage being blessed by the Roman Catholic Church...


The Bishop of Limerick has said his diocese stands at a juncture in the lifetime of the Church as the first synod in the diocese in 80 years takes place this weekend.

Churches in Port Talbot have organised a service of support for steel workers affected by the potential closure of Tata Steel, writes Megan Cornwell.

For the first time in its 800-year history, Oxford University will not require theology undergraduates to study Christian theology during their three-year course, writes Rose Gamble.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (above) visited the US this week to promote the work of the Santa Marta Group, which unites government, police and church leaders in the fight against modern slavery.

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