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St Edward the Confessor's Westminster Abbey

The saint who ruled England

St Edward the Confessor (October 13) built Westminster Abbey and was the first to have the ‘royal touch’

Franciscan Father Hanna Jallouf

Custody of the Holy Land confirm Franciscan Father Hanna Jallouf now under house arrest

Cardinal Gerhard Müller arrives for a session of the family synod (CNS)

Cardinal Gerhard Müller says ‘all Christians have the right to be informed’ about synod addresses

Catholic students in Manila demonstrating against Boko Haram earlier this year (CNS)

Maiduguri Diocese attacked by insurgents, according to official

Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St Peter's Square today (CNS)

Pope Francis recalls his first Communion

Pope gives in to ‘temptation’ and tells personal story at general audience

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow (PA)

Archbishop Tartaglia urges compassion for those ‘caught up in separation’

Margot Parker: ‘Churches have grown because they are full of Catholic immigrants. I don’t have a problem with this. It’s terrific for the Church’

MEP Margot Parker says her party has a strong Catholic contingent that wants to build bridges with the Church

Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Peter Erdő at the synod (CNS)

Cardinal Erdő says immediate acceptance of teaching on artificial birth control is unrealistic

Marie Collins, right, is a member of the papal commission (PA)

More experts also expected to be added to papal commission

Alice and Jeff Heinzen arrive for the morning session of the synod (CNS)

‘Fundamental truth that marriage is a divine gift from God must be shared’, say US couple