Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has highlighed the “common ground” between the Left and Christianity after a meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican.
A major Spanish humanist and secularist organisation has accused the country’s Catholic Church of operating in a “legal and tax haven”.
The international Catholic peace movement Pax Christi has given new Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) recommendations for policy action.
The President of German Bishops’ Conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has had a “constructive dialogue” with Pope Francis and with Vatican Cardinal Marc Ouellet on the topic of the German Church’s “binding synodal path”.
A Portuguese bishop has condemned the “complete failure” of that country’s judicial system after a convicted criminal murdered and raped a nun.
French investigators have admitted they have been “very surprised” by a “flood” of complaints to a Church sex abuse commission.
The Chinese Government spread propaganda on Hong Kong and the Vatican at a secret far-right Catholic meeting in Portugal.
The Irish Church is standing with young people attending the Global Climate Strike this Friday and calling for a “radical ecological conversion”.
Europe has an “inescapable duty” to welcome migrants and refugees, Spanish Archbishop of Urgell Joan-Enric Vives has claimed.
A Maltese priest has been suspended from the public ministry after being accused of involvement in the theft of sacred art.
The Bishops of France are playing down the “duty” of Catholics to protest a proposed new bioethics law.
The German Church is holding firm in its desire to carry out a “binding synodal process” to discuss reforms to…
Gathered in Madrid for the Sant’Egidio International Meeting for Peace, men and women of the world’s different religions have cried: “God does not want separation among brothers”.
Pope Francis’ June letter to German Catholics was originally conceived as a way to stop the German Church’s “synodal path”, a report has claimed.
Today on Novena, in our series on the new cardinals announced by Pope Francis, we’re looking at some quotes from Matteo Zuppi, the Archbishop of Bologna.
Päivi Räsänen is a Finnish politician currently under police investigation for an alleged homophobic hate crime.
“In a rapidly changing Ireland, we all have to work together to respect everyone”, Irish bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick has said.
The Pope has lamented the “rosaries of insults and swear words, of rejections” to which politicians and prelates are subjected.
Exhaustion, low pay, lack of opportunities for promotion, insecurity, the threat of redundancy… These are all realities for workers today.…
The Superior General of the Jesuit Order, Arturo Sosa, has taken aim at Pope Francis’ critics and denounced a “political struggle” within the Church.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has strongly rejected Vatican criticism of the German Church’s “binding synodal path” reform process.
From 1 October, there’ll be no more eulogies or testimonials to the deceased in funerals in the diocese of Huesca, in Spain.
The Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests has brought to Ireland its “new way of bringing about justice in the Church”.
“Walls fall when they are ‘besieged’ with prayer and not with weapons, with longings for peace and not conquest, when one dreams of a good future for all”, the Pope has affirmed.
“We exist. We are humans. We deserve dignity!”, Maltese rainbow Catholics have cried on the occasion of Malta Pride Week 2019.
An Irish priest and social activist has said the Church should use its extensive land holdings to curb the country’s housing crisis.
“National or ethnic particularisms that exclude others” are a “danger” in the world today, the Pope has warned.
Would you want a robot for a priest? Like it or not, a $1 million machine named Mindar now preaches in a Buddhist temple in Japan.
The Pope has personally promised to “seek a solution” for the embattled Austrian diocese of Gurk-Klagenfurt, rocked by allegations of financial and sexual misconduct against a former bishop.