Pakistani Christians are called to bear witness to peace and love amid violence, terrorism and discrimination, says Archbishop Joseph Coutts

L'Osservatore Romano said the film gave a voice to the alarm and deep pain experienced by the Catholic faithful when a team of investigative newspaper reporters in Boston revealed the scandal of clerical abuse

Archbishop Paul Gallagher travels to London today for an official visit to Britain aimed at highlighting the role of the Holy See on the international stage

Cardinal George Pell once shared a presbytery with Gerald Ridsdale who was convicted of 54 child sex offences and last night he stuck to his guns in front of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse despite the claim that it was 'common knowledge'


The Pope prayed silently for 20 minutes and laid a bouquet of white roses beside the coffin of Miriam Wuolou, the 34-year-old receptionist who was found dead at her flat on the outskirts of Rome last week


The story of a newspaper’s investigation into child sex abuse in the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston has won Best Picture at the Oscars, fighting off strong competition from The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road.


The Church has "let people down", says the Cardinal as he begins his evidence via video link into child sex abuse in the Australian diocese where he was ordained

The Vatican are offering cruises around Italy and parts of eastern Europe to help raise money for its museum and art collections. 


The leadership of the Irish Bishops Conference has signalled to the incoming government it will “strongly oppose” any attempt to repeal the constitutional pro life 8th Amendment

The Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need has said that persecution in China is increasing after a cross was removed from a Catholic church in the Zhejian province in China

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