Bishops from 45 countries around Europe have issued a call to a continent “in distress”, urging it to remember that “there are elements of hope”.
Populisms in Europe “imprison the heart between walls of suffocating resentment”, the Pope has deplored.
The decision of the new Cardinal of Bologna, Matteo Zuppi, to offer Muslim-friendly pork-free tortellini for Friday’s feast of patron St. Petronius is causing a stir in Italy.
The outgoing General Secretary of a key delegation of bishops to the European Union in Brussels has called on EU leaders to “rethink democratic processes” on the continent so as to overcome their problem of “legitimacy”.
In an historic first, three primary schools in Ireland have shed their Catholic identity and made the switch in real time to multi-denominational patronage.
The Hungarian Government has inflated in a conference in the USA the amount of money it gives to persecuted Christians around the world.
Is there any future for “religion”? How might that idea change in the future? Will belief in gods die out altogether, or will new forms of worship emerge?
Dr. Jere Kyyrö is a researcher in the Study of Religion at the School of History, Culture and Arts Studies at the University of Turku, in Finland.
Authorities in Paris are pledging to push ahead with the cleanup of the city’s burnt cathedral of Notre Dame.
An Irish priest has warned Catholics should expect more attacks on churches in the midst of a wave of vandalism against sacred sites in the country.
More and more people are describing themselves as non-believers, but “religion” seems to be more present than ever in the public square.
Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti has blasted the “egoistic, nihilist, consumerist and xenophobic” spirit that marks the modern world, saying that more…
The dramatic drop in Catholics in the Netherlands is bringing with it big changes for the Church in the country.
How to rebuild Paris’ Notre-Dame cathedral has become the subject of heated debates not only in France but around the world.
Catholics all over the world share the same set of core beliefs and practices. But the ways the faithful actually live out those beliefs and practices differ. That’s the opinion of the Bishop of Magdeburg, Gerhard Feige.
“Give and it will be given to you”. That’s the task the Pope gave Saturday to over 5,000 scouts and guides from over 20 countries in Europe.
“Catholic Spain” is no more. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the country’s Centre of Sociological Investigations (CIS).
Lviv will host the 30th Colloquium of the European Parishes (CEP), which brings together priests and lay people who would like to ensure a more dynamic life of their parishes.