The Koningsakker, in the Netherlands, was the site of part of the World War II Battle of Arnhem. Now, it’s a natural burials cemetery.
The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland has denounced “new threats to life, peace and reconciliation in our land”.
No woman has the right to vote in the Synod for the Amazon that begins next Sunday in Rome, an association of Catholic women is denouncing.
With the aging of their members and the drop in vocations, monasteries and convents are dying. Is it time to prepare the funeral for religious life?
“The Lord has a particular concern for foreigners, widows and orphans, for they are without rights, excluded and marginalised”, the Pope has cried.
Christian communities have the obligation to demonstrate that it is possible to live the reception of migrants and refugees.
“Borders are always walls: they must be torn down, because the hope of a better world cannot be translated into a document, a certificate”, a nun devoted to the care of migrants has said.
For its wealth of religious monuments, it’s known as “the City of a Hundred Spires”. But most of the churches in Prague are now just tourist attractions.
Slovak LGBT+ Christians and their supporters are hoping that the country’s swing to the left politically will bring an end to years of Church-backed oppression.
The President of Germany’s lay Catholics has said the “synodal path” of the German Church has relevance for worldwide Catholicism.
Pope Francis has put his foot down over problems at the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences in Spain.
The benefits to humanity of technological advances depend on the measure those advances are used ethically, the Pope has said.
The Vatican and the Italian Bishops’ Conference have warned of the “spread of the culture of death” after Italy’s Constitutional Court ruled that helping someone to die is not always a crime.
The German Bishops have voted by an overwhelmingly majority to continue along their “binding synodal path” of Church reform.
The Pope has admitted that in the Church “we focus on sex and then we do not give weight to social injustice, slander, gossip and lies”.
Critics of Pope Francis tend to think in “closed systems”, Luxembourg Cardinal-elect Jean-Claude Hollerich has denounced.
“Without women, the Church wouldn’t work”, the President of the Catholic Women’s Association of Germany (KFD) has said.
The Interdiocesan Environment Commission (KA) of the Church in Malta has accused elements of the public and private sectors of “greenwashing” major development projects.
Lithuanian Jesuit Sigitas Tamkevicius was once a Soviet prisoner. On October 5, though, he’ll become a cardinal.
Pope Francis has called for a “grassroots revolution” to halt the ecological “crisis”.
Today in Novena’s series on the new cardinals announced by Pope Francis last September 1 we turn our attention to José Tolentino Mendonça.
Only 7% of Polish youth “fully trust” the Catholic Church, a new survey has found.
The leaders of the Churches of Sweden have written to politicians to warn them that the country is in danger of descending into a “nationalistic slumber”.
The Archbishop of Krakow, in Poland, has fired three women from the archdiocesan communications office for not being married.
The Catholic Church in Switzerland is planning a “renewal process” to tackle issues arising out of the clerical sex abuse crisis and to win back “credibility”, the President of the Swiss Bishops’ Conference has announced.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has insisted that the German Church’s synodal path reform process “isn’t in any danger”, despite opposition from the Vatican.
The bishops of Spain have demanded the Government close the country’s controversial immigration detention centres.
800 people have protested for gender equality in the Catholic Church by forming a human chain around Cologne Cathedral.
The Archbishop of Malta has urged the country’s politicians to exercise their authority “in the spirit of service to the wellbeing of society”.
A German bishop has issued a stirring defence of the German Church’s “binding synodal path”, saying that reform is necessary to achieve equality between priests and laypeople and between Catholic men and women.