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Scottish voters decided to maintain the 307-year union (Photo: AP).

Bishops’ conference praises ‘passionate and sometimes partisan debate’ and encourages Catholics to engage in politics

Vatican Reform

The cardinal calls for a restatement of church teaching in a new book

Neil Addison said that the statement by DUSA was "legal gibberish." (CNS)

Dundee University Students Association has banned SPUC from its fresher’s fair


Print Edition: September 19 2014

This week we bring you a profile report on the new Bishop of Leeds, Mgr Marcus Stock and the student union that has banned the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) from it’s Fresher’s Fair. Meanwhile, Fr Michael Seed pays tribute to his friend Ian Paisley. Lord Hylton explains why we must stand […]

Chaldean Bishop Ibrahim Ibrahim, Antiochian Orthodox Metropolitan Joseph and Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan at an ecumenical service in Washington (CNS)

Patriarchs speak out at the In Defence of Christians summit in Washington

The Rev Ian Paisley holds up a sign denouncing St John Paul II during his 1998 speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg (CNS)

Rev Ian Paisley was buried after a private family funeral on Monday

David Haines, the British aid worker killed by ISIS

30 countries pledge to combat ISIS “by all means necessary”

Nikki Breaterman with her famly

Nikki Breaterman suffers from acute myeloid leukaemia

Mgr Marcus Stock (Mazur)

As Mark Greaves discovered in 2010, Mgr Marcus Stock is a dab hand in the kitchen

Cardinal Nichols

Cardinal says the way to deal with marriage failure is to be merciful, not condemnatory