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Employees arriving at Broadcasting House, London (PA)

The BBC’s decision to scrap the job of Head of Religion and Ethics is part of a worrying trend

Fr Pepper: 'You meet people in the street and people driving by put their fists up' (Photo: PA)

In a video Fr Pepper warns his opponent of his impending doom

Children attending Catholic schools in Swansea face having to pay for transport from September (PA)

Policy would deny free school transport to children attending Catholic schools from September

Indian prelates, including Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay (centre), conduct a candelight protest against recent attacks on Catholic churches (CNS)

Archbishop criticises lack of government response after anti-Catholic violence mars election

A woman lights candles for soldiers killed in Kiev's Independence Square last week (PA)

The Holy Father ‘joyfully awaits’ visit of Ukrainian bishops to Vatican next week

The Homiletic Directory gives advice on how to prepare and deliver homilies (CNS)

Homily plays a vital role in engaging people in liturgy, says Archbishop Arthur Roche

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst (CNS)

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst will advise the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelisation on catechesis

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope tackled the topic of creation in his morning homily at Casa Santa Marta

A procession led by Bishop Michael Campbell to the Ladyewell Shrine  (Ladyewell Shrine archives)

St Mary’s, Fernyhalgh and the Ladyewell Shrine will be run by two priests from the Institute of the Holy Family Fathers and Brothers of the Youth

The four bronze angels (Victoria and Albert Museum)

The museum has raised the £5 million required to buy the four bronze statues created for the cardinal’s tomb