The Scottish Parliament is to mark the centenary of Blessed Oscar Romero with a visit by the US Catholic Church’s top social justice official.

Technology and the home will be “a huge theme” at next year’s World Meeting of Families in Ireland, the secretary general of the international event, Fr Timothy Bartlett, has said, writes Sarah Mac Donald.

Funeral directors should have access to professional counselling

The Archbishop of Westminster,  Cardinal Vincent Nichols, offered his prayers and good wishes to his predecessor, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor 

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced the formation of a new Ad Hoc Committee against Racism

Germany’s welcoming culture for refugees is still very much alive, Archbishop Stefan Hesse, the German Bishops’ Conference’s special representative for refugees and chairman of the Migration Mission, emphasised in an interview for the KNA news agency, weeks before Germany goes to the polls on 24 September, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippitt.

Catholic bishops and aid agencies have joined the relief effort in the US state of Texas, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey,  which made landfall last Friday.

Belgium's Brothers of Charity may have to sever ties with their 15 psychiatric hospitals if their lay-dominated board of directors defies an order by Pope Francis to revoke a decision to allow euthanasia on the premises...

 Students applying for UK university places this year are thinking much more about the value of the courses on offer and their longer term job prospects, according to one of the country’s most popular Catholic universities...

The number of school pupils in England and Wales taking the full GCSE Religious Studies [RS] course has fallen for the first time in more than a decade, new figures have shown...


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