The announcement of the result of Australia's postal survey on same-sex marriage on Wednesday is not expected to be the end of the matter.

Though the Catholic Church has responded to racism for many years, some leaders and church institutions have at times been part of the problem, said a bishop who is heading a committee against racism.

Local bishops’ conferences could not possibly have the last word on the translation of liturgical texts as that would destroy church unity, the former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Cardinal Gerhard Müller, told the German daily 'Passauer Neue Presseon' on 9 November.

Most French youths expect nothing from the Catholic Church because they are not connected to it, the French bishops have said in their response to the Vatican’s Youth Synod survey.

Acknowledging wide divisions in the country over issues such as health care, immigration reform, taxes and abortion, the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops called for civility to return to the public debate.

Catholic bishops have joined indigenous people in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand to oppose a planned corridor for wildlife as it threatens to displace around 25,000 people.

A Catholic video game around the life of Pope St John Paul II will be launched at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney next month.

Pope Francis sent messages of condolence to people in Iran and Iraq after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake killed more than 400 people, mostly in Iran.

Lincoln has been voted the nation's favourite cathedral in the #cathedralsworldcup on Twitter. Might Catholic cathedrals take part next year? 


In a fitting send-off for a church peacemaker, Bishop Cornelius Korir of Eldoret was on Saturday (11 November) interred in a small chapel inside the Sacred Heart Cathedral, the seat of the diocese.

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