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Francis urged the Palestinian president to be ‘an angel of peace’ – he didn’t tell him he was one

Don’t be fooled by appearances: the meek-looking Bishop Alessandro has the heart of a lion and is putting his life on the line in northern Kenya

Fr Federico Lombardi is trying to allay fears about redundancies as best he can

Church of England to take on Vatican team at Lord’s

The leading Catholic feminist says she is against women priests, but wants women to be given more responsibility in the Church

The Catholic Herald’s Rome correspondent knows the Eternal City inside out. Here he offers tips for pilgrims for whom every penny counts

Following its football tournament, Rome will soon hear the sound of willow on leather

As Cardinal Ratzinger, Benedict XVI made his views on foreign policy explicit, but he never reiterated them as pope

In St Peter’s Square, pilgrims are hopeful, excited, and a little anxious

Majority of the audience failed to be swayed by scholars speaking in favour of the wartime pope