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The archbishop said Catholics should focus on All Souls Day and All Saints Day (PA)

Archbishop Jedraszewski urged Catholics not to partake in Halloween celebrations

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa (CNS)

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez said Catholics must open their hearts to receive a “spiritual pacemaker”

Pope Francis poses with a Sunderland top that has "Papa Francesco" on the back (Photo: PA)

Pope Francis was presented with a Sunderland shirt by the club’s chaplain

The Grangemouth oil refinery in Falkirk (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Cushley speaks out after Scotland’s largest industrial site is threatened with closure

Anti-same-sex marriage  protesters gathered in Paris in August

A court judgment has denied local officials the right to opt out of conducting same-sex marriages

Archbishop Vincent Nichols and the Rt Rev Richard Chartres praying together (Mazur/

Meeting marks launch of society promoting a greater understanding of British martyrs

Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X and Cardinal Bechara Rai, talk in Bkerke, the Maronite patriarchate north of Beirut

Cardinal Bechara Rai has appealed for help to find two kidnapped Syrian bishops and three priests

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg

A priest whom Bishop Tebartz-van Elst had selected as his vicar general will administer the diocese in his absence, the Vatican said

Pope Francis meets Argentine boxer Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez during his general audience in St Peter's Square on Wednesday (CNS)

Sergio Martinez gives Pope replica of his WBC middleweight belt


English translations have helped Catholics better understand the sacraments they share, says Pope