Fri 25th Apr 2014 | Last updated: Thu 24th Apr 2014 at 20:30pm

Facebook Logo Twitter Logo RSS Logo
Hot Topics


President Obama to meet Pope Francis in March

Barack Obama at the White House (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

US president will visit the Vatican on March 27 as part of a European tour

Cardinal Pell: Ashes revenge is sweet

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney (CNS)

‘Turn the other cheek doesn’t quite fit the England–Australia battle,’ says Australian cardinal

Monsignor Scarano re-arrested over new charges

Mgr Scarano (Photo: PA)

Vatican prelate, already under house arrest, accused of money laundering

Whisper a prayer of peace for Syria, says cardinal-designate

Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols (AP)

Cardinal-designate Nichols urges prayers ‘even [from] those who do not normally raise their hearts to God’

Ukrainian Catholic leader responds to legal threat from government

Ukrainian Catholic leader Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (CNS)

UGCC not directly involved in politics, says Major Archbishop Shevchuk

American peace activist is dismissed from Society of Jesus

Jesuit Father John Dear, is a nationally known peace activist (CNS)

Father Dear belonged to the Jesuits’ Maryland province, based in Towson

Miliband mourns ‘humane, wise and loyal’ MP Paul Goggins

Paul Goggins MP who died last night

MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East dies in hospital after collapsing while out running

Pope to visit Holy Land on May 24

Pope Francis waves at the crowd yesterday

Francis makes announcement on 50th anniversary of Paul’s Jerusalem meeting

Key quotes from the Pope’s meeting with the Union of Superiors General

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis shares his thoughts on subjects including vocations, prophesising and formations

Pope Francis calls on religious orders to ‘wake up the world’

Pope Francis (AP)

Comments made by Pontiff to leaders of religious orders in November published by Jesuit journal