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US bishops gather at the at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption in Baltimore (Photo: CNS)

Mother Mary Teresa Tallon, a New Yorker, taught for 33 years before founding her own order

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (CNS)

Cardinal Timothy Dolan told his bishops to remember today’s martyrs

Congolese army soldiers have inflicted a defeat on the rebels (AP)

M23 rebels driven out the east of the country

Millions are in need following Typhoon Haiyan (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Almost 10 million people in need of aid

Pope Francis released his first apostolic exhortation today (CNS)

Pope offers encouragement to members of the Church’s highest tribunal

Pope Francis prays in Clementine Chapel, the place closest to the tomb of Peter (Photo: CNS)

The relics will be venerated to mark the end of the Year of Faith

Mgr O'Toole with seminarians from Westminster diocese (Catholic Westminster)

Pope Francis appoints new English bishop

Successor to Bishop Christopher Budd of Plymouth named

Pilgrims pray during the closing Mass of World Youth Day in Brazil (Photo: CNS)

Francis asks young people to read the beatitudes to prepare for next three World Youth Days

Italian police officers pictured in Milan (Photo: PA)

Police allege that he stopped priests opposed to his re-election from voting at a general chapter

Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Mazur/

In a lecture the bishop for prisons says children should not suffer for their parent’s crimes