A Catholic peace organisation has warned the European Union not to be drawn into “dubious military campaigns” or a “fresh rearmament drive”.
The Bishops of France will open their next assembly to lay experts on the environment in an unprecedented “synodality exercise”.
The Bishops of Catalonia have called for respect for a court decision to jail nine separatist leaders while pleading with politicians in Barcelona and Madrid to engage in “serious dialogue” to resolve their differences.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has questioned the role of the Polish Catholic Church in elections Sunday.
A group of international Catholic social justice organisations is calling on the EU to reinforce its support of defenders of the Amazon region.
New Luxembourg cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich is warning of the prospect of “terrible disaster” if the world and the Church don’t commit to a “radical” ecological conversion.
An Italian priest is unrepentant after turning his parish into a camp for migrants and refugees and attracting the ire of the faithful.
The renewal of the Pontifical Theological Institute John Paul II for Marriage and Family Sciences in Rome should not be understood “as a war between two popes”, but as “simply the continuity of the magisterium”, the Institute’s president has claimed.
Pope Francis is preparing to fire Domenico Giani, the head of the Vatican police and security force, over the controversial ‘Wanted’ poster he issued after recent raids on the Vatican Secretariat of State and Financial Information Authority (AIF), a report has claimed.
The next major Vatican meet after this month’s Amazon Synod should be a forum on gender and sexuality, a leading US group of LGBTQ Catholics has suggested.
The Archbishop of Dublin has said Irish universities have “lost the dream” of Cardinal John Henry Newman, the founder of the Catholic University – now University College Dublin – who will be made a saint Sunday.
A Kenyan man believes he’s the son of Mario Lacchin, an 83-year-old Italian priest of the Consolata Missionaries.
Italy has closed a far-right, ultra-Catholic “gladiator school” linked to Steve Bannon, a former advisor to US president Donald Trump.
A majority of citizens in Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Italy think religion today is a source more of conflict than of peace.
After the latest migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean, an Italian cardinal has lamented that, on the European refugee crisis, “everyone talks, everyone makes promises, everyone makes plans, but nothing changes”.
Clergy sex abuse victims and advocates have blasted a Vatican cardinal who suggested Catholics need to “exit” the pedophilia crisis.
Victims of a French pedophile priest are asking the Vatican to push their abuser’s archdiocese to pay them compensation.
Irish priests are warning of the “fear and anger” that exists along the border as the deadline on Brexit looms.
A German bishop has blamed the Halle synagogue shooting on the “brutalisation of language” in politics and social media.
A retired Swiss nun is campaigning for an end to compulsory priestly celibacy after the young priest at her parish was forced to leave the priesthood for love.
The Church is coming to know more and more about why Pope Francis’ ongoing renovation of the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute
for Matrimonial and Family Science in Rome was necessary.
A group of Polish Catholics is protesting “that there is less and less of Jesus’s message present” in the Catholic Church in the country.
A court in Poland has taken the historic step of lifting the statute of limitations on the crimes of a pedophile priest and awarding a victim tens of thousands of euros in compensation.
“Why not?”, the new cardinal from Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Hollerich, has said with regard to married priests in the Catholic Church.
“The objections of Rome to the ordination of women often fail to convince”, the Bishop of Mainz in Germany, Peter Kohlgraf, has lamented.
Luigi Ventura, the Pope’s representative in France who is facing at least three accusations of sexual assault, has retreated to the Vatican, reports have claimed.
At least two priests accused of child sex abuse in the United States were able to continue working and offending in Scandinavia.
In a new show of “zero tolerance” towards clergy sex abuse of children, the Vatican has lifted the statute of limitations on the crimes of a Spanish priest.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx has scolded sceptics of the Amazon Synod for suggesting that the forum taking place in the Vatican October 6-27 is tainted by heresy.