The Vatican confirmed last week that Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into alleged financial corruption and other irregularities in the diocese of one of his top advisers, Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa. Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga has rejected allegations of wrongdoing, stating that the accusations are an attack by those opposed to the Pope’s curial reform efforts. 

A special independent foundation overseeing the Dutch Church's response to past clerical sexual abuse has concluded that its programmes have provided victims with "recognition, satisfaction and help" including 28.6 million euros in compensation.


Port Chaplain, Reverend Roger Stone, who ministers to itinerant crew members as part of his work for the Catholic charity, Apostleship of the Sea (AoS), was awarded the British Empire Medal for his pastoral service to seafarers. Recipients of the award are recognised for work that has made “a significant difference” at local level...

Tanzanian authorities have threatened to close down churches that mix religion and politics after a Pentecostal church leader criticised President John Magufuli in a Christmas sermon.

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of the heroism of emergency workers and the depths of compassion shown by those affected by the Grenfell fire disaster and terrorism attacks 

For the New Year's celebration of World Peace Day and the feast of Mary, Mother of God, Pope Francis chose to focus on migrants and refugees and their yearning for peace.

Thousands of people from all over the world wrote to Finland's YLE, demanding that Nuntii Latini be saved from the axe.

The photo shows a young boy, about 10 years old, carrying his dead little brother on his back. The boy is taking his brother to be cremated.

God gave us the year 2017 in a "whole and healthy" state but "we humans" wasted and wounded it, said Pope Francis in his final homily of 2017 today.

At least ten people including three police have died in an attack on a Coptic Christian church south of Cairo on Friday.


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