A Polish church spokesman dismissed a threat of European Union sanctions if his country's parliament goes ahead with church-backed legislation to curb abortions of handicapped foetuses.

A European financial watchdog has praised the Vatican for freezing suspicious transactions but stressed the Holy See must do more to prosecute those accused of laundering money. 

A better translation of the phrase “lead us not into temptation” found in the Lord’s Prayer is needed, Pope Francis has said. 

Catholic Conservative MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg, has called on the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, to lift the Government's “damaging” cap on admissions to faith schools.

Cardinal Basil Hume and a former Downside Abbey headmaster “did nothing at all” after a paraplegic woman informed them that she had been sexually abused by a Benedictine monk from the Abbey over several years, the national inquiry into child abuse has heard.

Clifton diocese has confirmed that a former Church of England bishop jailed for sex offences and his twin brother have said they are looking to become Catholics “to live and worship in anonymity.”

Pope Francis today named new Archbishops of Mexico City and Paris, the latest round of appointments in his re-shaping of global Catholicism’s leadership. 

Delegates at the Pro Life Campaign’s national conference in Dublin have criticised a cross-party parliamentary committee that is reviewing recommendations made to change Ireland’s abortion laws.

An Anglican cathedral that hosts a weekly Catholic Mass (pictured) has enrolled a Catholic seminary in Spain into its Fraternity of Friends 

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