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Francis will be welcomed in Sri Lanka by the country’s new president

Pope Francis faces a big challenge when he heads to Sri Lanka this month – dealing with the bitter hostility of the island’s extremist Buddhist monks

Two police officers were shot dead in New York on Saturday

Open letter makes an appeal for an end to ‘marginalisation’ of those attached to Extraordinary Form

Mark Greaves explores a novel that is a consummate study of the theology of loneliness

The Vatican number two was marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between Britain and Holy See

Mark Greaves talks to the Irish Sister who tended to the victims of the Bhopal disaster 30 years ago – at great cost to her own well-being

Composer says new St Luke Passion focuses on Christ’s ‘sanctity and mystery’

Archbishop Carlson was speaking after grand jury ruling sparked riots

The Mass was celebrated by bishops on both sides of the border fence