Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Syrian women light candles before attending a prayer service at the Melkite Catholic patriarchate in Damascus (CNS)

Fr Antoine Boutros and his driver have not been seen since July 12

Bishop Richard Stika has expressed his sorrow (CNS)

Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville has encouraged people of all faiths to pray together

Rep Ann Wagner speaking in Washington DC (PA)

Rep Ann Wagner and other US politicians speak out after the release of controversial video secretly filmed by the Center for Medical Progress

Francis praised pilgrims yesterday for attending the Angelus in Rome's fierce summer heat (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky

The archbishop, who led the Ukrainian Church for 40 years, died four months into the Soviet occupation

Fr Jorge Hernandez celebrates Mass at Holy Family Catholic church in Gaza (CNS)

‘Compared with a year ago, we’re worse off,’ says Gaza parish priest Fr Jorge Hernandez

A mine in Brazil (CNS photo/EPA)

Firms must ‘adopt behaviour inspired by the fact that we are all part of one human family’

A screen shot from the Day for Life website

Bishop Sherrington says it is good for people to talk about death and to ‘grow into an acceptance’ of it

Cardinal Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy (Photo: CNS)

The hidden assets were reported by the first financial statements to be released under new rules

Londoners protest against the way eurozone leaders handled the Greek debt crisis (Photo: PA)

European bishops’ commission expresses relief at Greece staying in the eurozone but calls for EU project to press ahead