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Christians around the world will endanger their lives this Christmas to celebrate their faith

Those who ridicule the Syllabus have clearly never read it – it’s a handy guide to avoiding doctrinal blunders

Much-loved Fr Dennis Higgins has caused a storm over his apparent remarks to children. But why are we obsessed by the figure of a great fat man bearing presents?

In many parts of the world, slavery is still common

On the questions of ISIS and Armenia, President Erdogan seemed to be given a pass by the Pope

It’s been said that Francis represents a rupture with the past, but that is not the case here

ISIS stands for kidnap, murder, slavery and threats of terror – no one anywhere should support it

The Church in Africa has a sharp understanding of the transcendent and sacred

The show wants to make religion more accessible to a wider audience, but by doing so removes anything challenging from the faith

In much of the continent Catholicism is seen as failing the poor