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Women pray during a mass lead by Pope Tawadros II last week (PA)

The names of the martyrs will be entered into the Church’s calendar, Pope Tawadros II has announced

Steven Woolfe said that the party stood for Judeo-Christian values and patriotism (PA)

‘Aquinas teaches that patriotism is a virtue’, says north-west MEP

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, of San Francisco (AP/Patrick Semansky)

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responds to criticism of sexual morality clauses in teachers’ handbooks

Pope Francis appeared to urge the bishops not to be drawn too deeply into politics (Photo: CNS)

Pope Francis says the conflict has caused ‘great suffering to the entire population’

Benedict XVI sits with Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone while on holiday in Les Combes in the Alps. The picture was taken during Benedict XVI's pontificate (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal also defends ‘lavish’ 80th birthday dinner, saying there were no truffles

Cologne: richer than Rome  (PA)

Cologne diocese published its 2013 accounts yesterday, showing that it has assets of €3.35 billion

MPS have proposed new sex education guidelines (PA)

Catholic Education Service backs call for schools to regularly consult parents on sex education programmes

A man is comforted as he mourns the murder of the  Egyptian Coptic Christians by ISIS terrorists (PA)

Egypt bomb ISIS targets in Libya

Two waves of air strikes targeted training camps and weapon storage areas

Pope Francis (PA)

Pope Francis invited to visit Scotland

Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland issued invite during Vatican meeting

Michele Ferrero

Michele Ferrero is said to have named Ferrero Rocher after a sacred grotto in Lourdes