The Catholic Church is doing whatever it can to strengthen the family, including families often considered nontraditional, said Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna, the theologian who reviewed Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family...

New research indicates that the Shroud of Turin, the linen cloth believed to have been used to wrap the body of Jesus after crucifixion, shows signs of blood from a victim of torture...

The US House Of Representatives passed a bill on 12 July that puts more than $500 million over the next four years into efforts to fight labour and sex trafficking both in the United States and abroad...

An American doctor offering to treat terminally ill Charlie Gard has told the High Court today (13 July) there is a 10 per cent chance he could improve the baby's condition...

Vatican magistrates have formally indicted two former officers of the Vatican's paediatric hospital on charges of illegally using funds to help finance the refurbishment of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's flat...

Cardinal Schönborn has rejected a criticism levelled at him by Cardinal Müller who described the Archbishop of Vienna’s intervention in the debate over the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia as “simply not convincing”...

Abuse of short-term and zero hours contracts ‘is a danger'


Archbishop of Dublin wants more diversity

A former Northern Ireland soccer international and Manchester United player has been ordained to the priesthood in Dublin.

In the first change to the main sainthood requirements in centuries, Pope Francis has declared that those who give their lives for others out of love and charity and not only because of their faith can be beatified.

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