Vatican to hold study day on the plight of the Syrian people.
Pope Francis prays that “all the Church” may be steeped in “the joy of evangelising”.
Three-day trip in May will include a meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch.
Pope urges Carmelites never to lose hope because sadness leads to a lack of spirituality.
Christians are part of the fabric of society, often acting as bridge-builders.
'Beyond Belief' used in special retrospective of film classics such as Snow White and Cinderella.
High point of year-long celebrations will be events to mark feast day of Columcille in June.
Figures show big increase on attendances in 2012.
College of Psychiatrists advises against participation in the absence of clinical guidelines.
Twice as many missionaries lost their lives in 2013 as in 2012.
TV3 already planning to show the epic drama series again next Christmas.
Cardinal Brady discusses fraternity and the impasse in NI talks in New Year's homily.
Lecture at St Mary's College Twickenham to focus on Sean O'Casey.
Dialogue aimed at helping faiths to draw closer and eliminate fear and suspicion.
Fr Joseph Williams was slumped over wheel of his car in supermarket car park for three days.
Children of wars among the largest group of victims in 2013.
An estimated 3.3 million lives saved since 2000 although 3.4 billion remain at risk.
Bishop Treanor warns of “disengagement" by many in churches from work of reconciliation.
Nominated for his commitment to dialogue between people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and faiths.
Pontiff strongly opposed to same sex marriage.
Talks will seek greater protection for Christians and to bring about a unified government.
Enclosed nuns see internet as a gift from God.
Spending madly in the sales will give some satisfaction but leaves you empty - Archbishop.
Parish must always offer a place of welcome for those who no longer find themselves in stable or conventional family situations.
The elderly may be "hidden exiles" who are marginalised and treated as burdens within their own families.
Number of students in Catholic schools has risen to roughly 58 million.
Leading US Catholic publication names Bernadette Smyth as Catholic of the Year 2013.
Programme highlights impact of Croí na Gaillimhe centre on more than 400 people.
Concern 'monitoring situation' as clashes continue in capitals of oil producing states.
Young people to provide sign of 'visible communion' in Strasbourg.