“Prayer is hope in action,” says the Bishop of Ossory.
Pope Francis's response to the Synod's call for the ordination of married men and for women deacons eagerly awaited.
Commenting on the retired pope’s new book, Dr Austin Ivereigh, Vatican expert and biographer of Pope Francis said, “It’s a totally imprudent and ill thought-out intervention which has the effect of undermining Francis’s authority.”
Congregation for Catholic Education releases ‘Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a Path of Dialogue on the Question of Gender Theory in Education’ as an aid for Catholic educators and parents.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin talks about the workings of the Irish Episcopal conference, Irish seminaries and the need to amalgamate some of the country’s 26 dioceses.
Catholic commentators dismayed by claims that the crisis stems from the sexual revolution, the disappearance of God from public discourse and liberal theological ideas that eroded morality after Vatican II.
Archbishop Charles Scicluna has been tasked with examining new information in the case of Bishop Juan Barros who has been accused by victims of Fr Fernando Karadima of covering up the priest's sexual abuse.
“He calls us to follow Him in every age of life, and old age has a grace and a mission too, a true vocation from the Lord. Old age is a vocation” - Pope Francis
Former head of doctrinal watchdog rejects suggestions that he was let go over his theological differences with Pope Francis, notably over Amoris Laetitia.
The stamp, which is designed by the artist Daniela Longo, marks the pope emeritus’ milestone birthday, which coincided with Easter Sunday.
“To everyone in Ireland I just want to say a massive ‘thank you’ for the way you received and welcomed me in these years. You made me feel that I was at home” – Archbishop Brown.
Grant of £2.3 million for a three-year project on the theme ‘Understanding Unbelief’ which will be funded by the John Templeton Foundation (JTF).
Papal visit coincides with the 80th anniversary of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cuba and the Holy See.
The search for new means to speak of God has been at the core of Benedict's theological work since the Second Vatican Council.
"They are not excommunicated, and should not be treated as such, but rather must be encouraged, with their families, to participate in the Church’s life."
Prominent Vatican watchers in the Italian media are reporting that a papal commission has found no evidence of supernatural activity at Medjugorje.
Three years would give people an opportunity to address Laudato Si’s recommendations in the local church in the first year, nationally in the second year and globally in the third year.
Salesians all over the world are celebrating the bicentenary of St John Bosco (1815-1888) in August.
Irish philosopher says introducing SSM in Ireland is legally even more catastrophic than it has been in England because of our special constitutional protections for the family.
Can Pope Francis hold the Catholic Church together and reform it at the same time?
President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace pays first visit to Belfast.
“There is no group that is more influential in the process than priests. They are even more influential than bishops."
Three other martyrs recognised: Polish Franciscans, Michal Tomaszek and Zbigniew Strazalkowski, and Italian Fr Alessandro Dordi.
Killing in the name of God “is an aberration” Pontiff warns but adds that responsible people should recognise the boundaries of civility.
Panel of theologians say Archbishop was killed “in hatred of the faith” paving the way for his recognition as a martyr.
Nearly 6 million people attended papal events at the Vatican in 2014.
Catholic Grandparents Association founder, Catherine Wiley, to give a testimony highlighting the vocation of grandparents.
Claims ex Vatican Secretary of State probed over €15m transaction to TV company.
Ban Ki-moon and Pope Francis to discuss fight against poverty and inequality.
Enda Kenny joins millions of pilgrims in Rome for unique ceremony.