- Trying to square the circle
The opening days of the Synod on the Family have revealed distinct differences of opinion between the participants. How can their commitment to church teaching be matched with compassion for those who struggle with it?
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The Pope has said that he is “truly sorry” for offending large families by saying that there was no need for Catholics to breed “like rabbits”.
Two cases of possession of child pornography were among dozens of crimes committed within the Vatican last year, the state’s chief prosecutor has revealed.
The Archbishop of Canterbury said the atheist broadcaster Stephen Fry had every right to describe God "were he to exist", as "utterly evil, capricious and monstrous,” and should not be abused by Christians for his views.
Pope Francis is to take part in an online video conference with disabled children to promote the use of technology to improve education.
An American rabbi who led a campaign against a Catholic convent at the Auschwitz concentration camp has urged the Pope to close a church at the nearby Birkenau, or Auschwitz II, extermination centre.
Pope Francis has signed a decree declaring Archbishop Oscar Romero died a martyr, raising expectations that a beatification could be announced within months.
Sarah Teather is among four new trustees named today to the board of the Caritas Social Action Network.
Reports are emerging that Islamic State (IS) fighters have opened a market for selling household goods and materials confiscated from Christian homes and churches.
In an effort to help bolster a minority Catholic population and encourage dialogue and friendship among once-warring ethnic and religious communities, Pope Francis announced he would be visiting Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has commissioned two key members of a new religious community for young people that will be resident at Lambeth Palace.