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‘The local Christian community is now living under threat,’ says priest

Portsmouth launches diocesan app

The digital guide to the diocese features prayer prompts as well as Mass and Confession times

Archbishop Villegas said it had become ‘fashionable’ to make priests ‘the punching bags of public officials’

During an annual men’s Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, Archbishop Longley said that it was women who remained with Christ in his hour of need

The Easter Vigil is described as ‘the mother of all vigils’ in the Roman Missal

Bishop Maly attributed the Czech government’s delays in reaching a decision on the asylum seekers to concerns about trade ties with China

Christians attended an Easter service on Mount Nebo in Jordan

The prime minister said political divisions ‘risk our ability to make a success of Brexit’

Easter messages condemned the continued violence but ‘we invite everyone to hope’ said Patriarch Gregoire III Laham

The shrine in Italy commemorates the ‘divestiture’ of St Francis