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Pope Francis with Gianluigi Buffon and Lionel Messi (CNS)

Lionel Messi to play for the Pope

Andrea Pirlo, Javier Zanetti and Gianluigi Buffon will also play in ‘inter-religious match for peace’

The home page of the Day for Life website

The Pope sent the message ahead of Day for Life this Sunday

Stratford Caldecott: a 'sure, constant and quiet faith'

Author, theologian and editor hailed as a ‘giant in the Catholic world’

St Anne holds grapes in the St Anne Altarpiece by Quentin Massys in Brussels

The saint who unmarried women pray to

A church was built in St Anne’s (July 26) honour in Jerusalem

Mgr Newton, leader of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur/

Mgr Newton says decision makes it harder for those in Church of England who want unity with Catholics

Bishop Philip Egan

Bishop Egan says Falconer Bill would usher in a ‘catastrophic collapse of respect for human life’

A priest hears a Confession in Zagreb, Croatia (Photo: CNS)

Church is to appeal ruling by US state court that priest should be compelled to testify

St Camillus, patron saint of the sick, depicted with Christ

The saint with an unusual family life

St Camillus de Lellis (July 14) was prone to aggression and gambling as a young man

Harvey Hawkins with his younger brother Jayden

Parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour are trying to raise money for pilgrimage

Pope Francis preaches at Mass in the Domus Sanctae Marthae in February (CNS)

Pontiff meets abuse survivors from Ireland, Britain and Germany