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Cardinal Walter Brandmuller celebrates Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St Peter's Basilica in Rome (Photo: CNS)

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

American author Marilynne Robinson after she won the Orange Prize for Fiction (PA)

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

Cardinal Parolin celebrates Mass. Below, he embraces Cardinal Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

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

Survivors and their supporters sit next to photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster during a protest in New Delhi on the anniversary of the tragedy  (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

‘The bodies lay on top of one another’

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

James MacMillan presenting a manuscript to Prince Charles (PA)

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

A shop burns in Ferguson, Missouri (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Carlson was speaking after grand jury ruling sparked riots

Bishop Seitz greets faithful in Mexico.  Below, relatives are reunited (Photos: CNS)

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

Fr William Nolan

Fr William Nolan, vicar general of Motherwell, says he is ‘over-awed’ by appointment

Cardinal Nichols in Gaza (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal says innocent citizens are caught in a ‘vice of conflicting ideologies’

Cardinal Sarah (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Sarah, from Guinea, is described as ‘traditional’ in terms of liturgy