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The Cardinal reflected on the example of priesthood set by Fr Jacques Hamel, murdered in July in his church near Rouen...


The current economic model for modern society that places profit over the common good of all human beings must change in order to confront the challenges that the world is facing today, a Vatican official said...


Pope Francis has endorsed an interpretation of his family synod document that allows divorced and remarried Catholics to receive the sacraments in certain circumstances...


Pope Francis will tomorrow say a memorial Mass for Fr Jacques Hamel, the French priest killed by Islamic extremists in a church in northern France...


More than 200 religious leaders, including the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, have written to the Prime Minister urging the Government to revise its policy on refugees...

 


Members of the pope's commission for child protection, including an abuse survivor, have been speaking with new bishops and major Vatican offices as part of a mandate to develop and educate the church about best practices...

 


Abbots and priors from Benedictine men's communities around the world elected US Abbot Gregory Polan of Conception Abbey in Missouri to be abbot primate...

 


With a focus on relations with the Orthodox and with Muslims, Pope Francis will visit Georgia and Azerbaijan between 30 September - 2 October. The visit to the Caucasus nations will be Pope Francis' 16th trip outside of Italy. In July, the Vatican had released a list of the pope's scheduled activities during the trip, but without specific times for most events.


Theresa May’s vision of a meritocratic education system in the UK, which includes lifting the ban on creating new grammar schools and relaxing the rules on faith schools, has come under heavy criticism. In a speech to Parliament on Monday, education secretary Justine Greening argued that the ban on creating selective schools should be lifted to help social mobility...


Chinese authorities arrested the coadjutor bishop of Wenzhou, China, and local faithful said it was to prevent him from taking possession of the diocese after the death of Bishop Vincent Zhu Weifang...


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