The Pope celebrated the sacrament of baptism in a private ceremony in the chapel of his residence
Two Baptist pastors who had shown journalists a Catholic church allegedly damaged by airstrikes were summoned to an army base
In a statement, the Holy See ‘reaffirmed its confidence’ in the commission appointed to investigate the order
The proposals announced by Bishop John Arnold will also see the merger of around 100 parishes
Fra’ Matthew Festing defended his actions in a letter to the order’s membership
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The Pontiff spent more than three hours at the parish of St Mary in the Setteville area of Rome
The cardinal said that clarification was necessary because bishops were differing in their interpretations
Pope Francis names Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the newest member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
The Palestinian embassy to the Holy See was inaugurated on Saturday
At the time of the attack, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called for the accused to be held accountable
Italy’s coastguard said only four people survived the sinking of a migrant ship carrying 100 people off the Libyan coast
Catholic women deserve a more pastoral response than ‘sorry, but you’d better give him what he wants’
The President-elect wants ‘to make America great again’, but his vision is limited
Most people instinctively feel threatened by the postmodern redefinition of gender. Their instincts are correct
Critics have reduced Silence to a missile in the culture wars. It’s so much more than that
Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald
Vatican officials have mounted an extraordinary challenge to the ancient Order of Malta. But what is the row really about?
If abortion confers no health benefit, why is it within the purview of the NHS?
An understanding of life, childbearing and sexuality is written on our hearts. Peer through the darkness and it can still be found
Far too many old people are placed in care homes, rather than being looked after by their families
Little acts of public piety make me feel self-conscious. Am I just being English?
I’m ready to embrace the small and symbolic traditions that I once thought of as archaic