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Francis speaks of ‘lesser evil’ in response to question on contraception

The Russian Orthodox leader said the continent was ‘a model of an ideal humankind’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Pope Francis discussed Donald Trump during his in-flight press conference on the way back to Rome from Mexico

Friends and admirers of the late justice shared their thoughts about him after Saturday’s funeral Mass

Bishop Richard Moth has welcomed the Government’s emphasis on rehabilitation for prisoners

‘The movie shows how the instinct to protect a reputation was completely wrong,’ says former chief prosecutor of clerical sex abuse cases

Vatican cardinal says decision to legalise same-sex marriage reveals British Prime Minister’s ‘confusion’

MPs raise concerns after researchers find ‘social isolation’ was a factor in majority of requests

Pontiff says migrants ‘get caught up in a web that ensnares and always destroys the poorest’

Cardinal O’Malley says papal visit is ‘a great sign of hope for families separated and suffering’