- Raised to the altars: one who fell for the poor
A champion of the poor or someone mixed up in politics? A man who died for the faith or because he was a political inconvenience? Archbishop Oscar Romero’s beatification today confirms his stature and illuminates his model of holiness
- Home News
- World News
- Parish Practice
- Letters Extra
- The living Spirit
- Pope Francis on giving up television, speaking without thinking and refusing to cry in public
- Vatican media must reallocate resources for the internet age, says Lord Patten after major review
- World needs 'charism of Catholic universities', Cardinal says at ceremony to install him as St Mary's chancellor
- Burke warns Oxford audience of dictatorship of relativism in which Christians seen as extremists
- Even the gangs declared a truce for Romero’s beatification Clare Dixon in San Salvador
- Irish vote shows the Church needs to rethink its theology of sexuality Ursula Halligan
- Greatest threat to Palmyra is Western apathy Nadim Nassar
Scotland’s bishops have praised the former First Minister and SNP leader Alex Salmond, who stood down on Friday after the referendum for independence from the United Kingdom failed to garner the support of a majority of voters.
The Pope used his visit to Albania yesterday to call for tolerance, rebuking those who use religion as an excuse for violence.
A successor to Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' group of nine cardinal-advisers, has been announced to run the archdiocese of Sydney.
US Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to a group of US nuns criticised by the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF).
Pope Francis’ council of nine cardinal advisors has completed the first draft of a new constitution that is expected to lead to major reforms in church governance.
Scotland’s bishops urged Scots to “all now co-operate for the benefit of our nation” after the country yesterday rejected independence from the United Kingdom.
Older churchgoers should not frown or be put off by the sound of children in church, the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, Kieran Conry, said this week.
All Hallows College in Dublin has instructed an American multinational commercial property company, CBRE, to oversee the sale of its campus.
Some 10,000 Iraqi Christians have applied for visas at the French consulate in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan region where they have taken refuge from Islamic State militants who drove them from their homes, according to the France-based Association for Support of Minorities of the East (AEMO).
A leading cardinal has said he hopes bishops at next month’s synod will listen to lay people and bring forward proposals to allow communion for divorced and remarried Catholics.