Cardinal Angelo Becciu has firmly rejected any wrongdoing in a Holy See investment in luxury London property that is now the subject of a police probe.
Voices in the German Church are welcoming the Amazon Synod as an “event with meaning for the Universal Church and a success for Pope Francis”.
Pope Benedict covered up the sexual assaults of a “very gay” and “horny” prelate whom the former pontiff moved from…
Sixteen priests have sent a letter to the Pope’s representative in Poland accusing the Archbishop of Gdánsk of bullying, verbal humiliation and emotional abuse.
The rise “in racism, prejudice and religious intolerance” in Ireland, “often fuelled by online, hate-filled messages”, is “deeply worrying”, a senior Church official has said after an arson attack on a pro-migration politician’s car.
A Catalan bishop has called for the release of the separatist leaders jailed and banned from holding office for the 2017 independence referendum.
The Amazon Synod’s refusal to move forward immediately with the female diaconate is “unacceptable” and an “affront” to women, an influential Catholic women’s group has lamented.
The sacraments could “disappear” from Irish churches as priests become an “endangered species”, a cleric has warned.
The diocese of Lausanne-Geneva-Fribourg is to unveil a monument in its cathedral to the victims of clerical sexual abuse.
The Irish Primate has decried the “horror” and “evil” of human trafficking after the “grim” discovery of the remains of 39 people in a refrigerated container near the Essex docks.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has been caught up in the corruption investigation shaking the Vatican since police raids on the Holy See earlier this month.
The Croatian opposition party GLAS has blasted the Government for allowing a “back door” for the Church into school textbooks.
The Bishop of Anagni-Alatri has breathed a “sigh of relief” weeks after the decision of the Italian Government to shutter a planned far-right Catholic “gladiator school” linked to former Trump advisor Steve Bannon.
The Bishop of Cork & Ross has deplored the loss of 320 jobs at the Ringaskiddy plant of pharmaceutical giant Novartis.
Iceland’s Catholics are calling for more influence on politics in the country, apparently on “life” and “human rights” issues but also to condemn same-sex marriage and abortion.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has advocated from the Amazon Synod in Rome for the appointment of women as cardinals of the Church.
The Amazon Synod in the Vatican has come to its conclusion, with participants calling on Pope Francis to ordain married men to the priesthood and to study further the possibility of ordaining women to the diaconate.
“Chaos reigns” for migrants in Bosnia-Herzegovina and “the little ones suffer”, the cardinal of Sarajevo has deplored.
A Barcelona priest has expressed his desire to one day celebrate a same-sex marriage in a church, saying there are no “decisive” theological reasons not to do so.
Between 1998 and 2015, the Spanish Church put to its name more than 30,000 properties all over the country, in…
On the eve of the Amazon Synod, a major meeting of bishops in the Vatican that will discuss the possible ordination of women and married men, the Pope has inched open the door to a greater visibility of women in the Church.
“Here in Europe we have a lifestyle that our planet can no longer sustain”, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has warned.
From the German Church’s push for reforms to the ongoing struggle of women’s and LGBTQ+ groups for equality, it’s an exciting time to be reporting on the Church.
Despite his shrill warnings now about the supposed dangers of ending compulsory priestly celibacy, there was a time when vocal Amazon Synod critic Cardinal Gerhard Müller supported married priests.
The Pope has apologised and ask forgiveness of Amazonian bishops and indigenous for the theft and desecration of native fertility statues that were presiding over the Amazon Synod in the Vatican.
After three weeks of controversy over its investments and financial management, the Vatican has revealed that it is working on a document to unify and better regulate its economic policy.
A senior missionary sister participating in the Amazon Synod in the Vatican is calling for a new Synod specifically to discuss the role of women in the Church.
An Italian who compared the Catholic Church to a “men-only… masochist club” has been convicted and fined 4,000 euros for blasphemy.
The Bishop of Killaloe has denounced the rise of a “two-tier Ireland” detrimental to the country’s rural regions after the announcement that the Irish subsidiary of US multinational Molex is to close.
“We cannot continue having wild capitalism”, where “nation-states cannot control big companies, or the flow of money anymore”, a leading European cardinal has warned.