“No woman in the world wants to be oppressed. Every woman wants to be respected in her dignity”, a member of a Catholic women’s rights group has implored.
The first assembly of the German “synodal path” has voted to make resolutions dependent on a majority of female delegates accepting them.
Pope Francis urged Church and society today to fight the “indifference and rejection” the elderly suffer with a “revolution of tenderness”.
The Austrian Church has hit out at the government over its proposal to ban the hijab for girls and over its “faith tests” for Christian-convert refugees.
An Italian priest has had a genius idea to combat rising anti-Semitism: hanging a sign on his church’s front door…
Pope Francis offered his blessings to the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union and to the Conference of European Churches.
The Hungarian Bishops have bashed a Budapest mayor for suggesting Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his Fidesz party are “frightening white nationalists”.
A priest-theologian has told the hierarchy that it should atone for Irish Church abuse with public fasting and abstinence.
In the ongoing saga of abuse in the Church, a French cardinal has been acquitted of a cover-up charge and members of a “cult” are being investigated in Italy.
In an address to the Plenary Assembly of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Pope Francis today promised a canon law legislative “update” for “greater efficiency, rigour and transparency” in procedures against clergy members accused of abuse.
The long-awaited “synodal path” Church reform process gets underway formally today in Germany, with youth and the laity dreaming of Church “democratisation”.
Ahead of the Irish elections February 8, the country’s Bishops are demanding from politicians answers on issues such as homelessness, the environment, intolerance and challenges facing young people.
The Conference of European Churches participated in the Dialogue on “European Green Deal: Preserving our Common Home” at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The Polish Church has plunged to new lows of public trust, and priests are knocking door-to-door for donations.
The anti-Francis lobby has ramped up its attack on the Pope’s economic vision with a pro-free market book launch in Madrid.
Catholic women came together in Rome to bring together decades of commitment to equal dignity for women in the Catholic Church.
President of Finland Sauli Niinistö has suggested that the vandalism on Holocaust Remembrance Day was a token of broader racism, and pledged to take action.
“Patience, poverty, service to others, consolation… Those that progress in these things will be happy”, the Pope said Wednesday at the General Audience.
In a surprise move, the Archbishop of Paris has backed the withdrawal method of preventing pregnancy over the ise of the pill and condoms.
The Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has organized an International Conference on the pastoral care of the elderly.
A German bishops’ website has promoted the idea of a revision of an “out of date” Catechism and recalled the primacy of conscience in moral decision-making.
A German prelate, the German bishops’ secretary and a German canon lawyer are all refusing to give up on women’s ordination.
President of the Italian Bishops Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti has told Francis critics to become Protestants if they don’t like this Pope.
Pope Francis is urging Christians not to be ashamed of expressing their joy of meeting God and feeling His closeness.
Though it is failing in Italy, former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s idea of a “gladiator school” for ultra-Catholics is now infecting France.
110 bishops have conspired in Portugal in a “secret” ultraconservative rival to the conference Pope Francis has planned on a more sustainable economy.
The Jesuit Refugee Service Europe partner in Spain celebrated prayer vigils to denounce the existence of detention centres for migrants.
“If a person is banging on our shores, we cannot ignore it”, the Archbishop of Malta has said.
Is Church reform finally coming to Ireland? A new bishop has said he supports a “national gathering” for “deep reflection” on the Church’s future.
The far-right Hungarian Jobbik party has elected an anti-Semitic Catholic with Jewish roots as president.