Young Catholics are looking for a church that listens to their concerns, accompanies them in discerning their vocations and helps them confront the challenges they face, said a working document for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on young people.

The relic of Pope Clement I, the Church's third ever Pope who died in 99,  was found in a red and gold, wax-sealed case in waste collected from central London. It has been restored to Westminster Cathedral

Former president of Ireland, Mary McAleese, has said she voted yes in last month’s abortion referendum and that she has no intention of going to confession over it. 

From Denver to New York City, the country's Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organisations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents as they seek respite in the US from dire conditions in their home countries, largely in Central America.

The New South Wales magistrate who found Adelaide’s Archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of concealing child sex abuse has reserved his sentencing decision for another two weeks.

Francis will become the first Pope to make a visit expressly dedicated to the World Council of Churches when he flies to Geneva on Thursday to mark the ecumenical organisation’s 70th anniversary. 

The brother of Chilean Father Fernando Karadima called on his brother to ask forgiveness for the hurt inflicted on those he sexually abused.

Francis did not cite specific examples but has issued a strong condemnation of fake news, a phenomenon he has found himself a victim of at various points during his papacy

Cardinal Schönborn was speaking after the Austrian Government announced plans to close down seven mosques and potentially expel about 60 imams from the country 


Pope Francis told the Family Forum in Rome: 'In the last century the whole world was scandalised by what the Nazis did to treat the purity of the race. Today we do the same, but with white gloves.'


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