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Worshippers at an Easter Vigil Mass at Westminster Cathedral (PA)

The Church has the highest retention rate of any denomination, but the lowest rate of conversions

Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch (CNS)

Cardinal Kurt Koch, who leads ecumenical relations for the Vatican, made the comments at an interfaith meeting in Cambridge

Cardinal Nichols and Cardinal Erdo hold the relic outside Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The bone fragment is thought to be part of the elbow of St Thomas, who was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170

A picture showing Medhat Michael, one of the victims of EgyptAir flight 804, is seen during prayers for the departed at Al-Boutrossiya Church, the main Coptic Cathedral complex, in Cairo, Egypt (AP)

A telegram was sent on the Pope’s behalf to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, grand imam of Al-Azhar, will be received at the Vatican on Monday (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

The Pope will receive the highest authority in Sunni Islam at the Vatican on Monday

The Gunter Mansion where Catholics hid during the Reformation

Locals have six months to save Abergavenny’s historic Gunter Mansion which houses a secret chapel

Cardinal Burke (AP)

The cardinal said Christians might have to face ‘loss of goods, government harassment and imprisonment’

Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament (AP)

The bishops said the best way to combat extremism was through effective integration

Fr Thomas Rosica (AP)

Fr Thomas Rosica said many Catholics were guilty of character assassination and ‘being against everyone and everything’