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Pope Benedict greets pilgrims after the Mass on Sunday (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Heaven is a place within God, says Pope

On the feast of the Assumption of Mary, Pope Benedict explains that heaven is not a location in the cosmos

A man prays in a cemetery affected by the January 12 earthquake in Port-au-Prince (CNS photo/Felix Evens, Reuters)

Money will help Haitians to rebuild homes and churches

Apostolic Visitor calls for Oratory ‘to be allowed to continue its work without hindrance’

An image from the website of Catholics with Attitude

Staff at Catholics with Attitude said they were stunned by the messages

Auxiliary Bishops Raymond Field and Eamonn Walsh offered to resign last December

Lawyer Jeff Anderson at a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Salesian order and the Holy See. The case is brought by a Californian man who alleges he was abused by a priest in the 1960s (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Lawsuit against Holy See is dropped

Vatican welcomes the end of the lawsuit while stressing its condemnation of the ‘horror’ of clerical child abuse

Cardinal O'Brien says American lawmakers should 'turn their gaze inwards, rather than scrutinising the working of the Scottish justice system' (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Keith O’Brien criticises American ‘culture of vengeance’ after calls for Scottish leaders to appear at Senate hearing

Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera celebrates Mass (CNS)

Cardinal Cañizares says there is a case for Communion before the age of seven

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks at a rally following the judgement (AP Photo/Adam La)

Cardinal condemns Prop 8 judgment

Cardinal Francis George says it is tragic that a federal judge has overturned the ‘clear and expressed will of the people’

Bishops and Pope will pose for historic photograph at Oscott

The bishops will pose with Pope Benedict XVI for a photograph which recreates a painting marking the restoration of the hierarcy