- Battle lines drawn
This week produced the clearest evidence yet that the Synod Fathers are sharply divided between those who are supporting Pope Francis in his efforts to present a more pastoral vision of the Church and those determined first and foremost to emphasise its moral teaching
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Pope Francis has sent a message of sympathy to people injured when part of the ceiling of the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End collapsed in the middle of a performance.
The Diocese of Lancaster is to close an historic library in Preston that houses one of the largest collections of Catholic books, pamphlets and photographs in the north west.
The shadow foreign secretary has accused British politicians of having “forsaken” speaking out about the plight of Christians in the Middle East, who are being deliberately targeted for their faith.
Pope Francis has urged top officials in the Roman Curia to be "conscientious objectors to gossip", lamenting that such backbiting was a tacit rule of life inside the Vatican.
The first monastery within the ordinariate established for disaffected Anglicans is to open on New Year’s Day, it was announced today.
A former British Ambassador to the Holy See has been appointed the principal of St Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has hit back at a highly political Church of England-backed campaign that claims his benefit changes are forcing people to go to food banks.
An American archbishop has temporarily stepped down while police are investigating a claim that he inappropriately touched a minor in 2009.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna has deplored the lack of appreciation for Pope Emeritus Benedict among theologians.