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The murder of an innocent man in Bristol illustrates how gossip and innuendo can have catastrophic results

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

Must Catholics be poor?

There should not be one standard for the clergy and another for us lay people

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

The white veils and white gloves on feast days are now a distant memory

Viewing video clips of a decapitation on social media trivialises the violence. At the same time, there are sometimes appalling images that the public should see

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

Mother Antonia Brenner decided at the age of 50 to devote herself to the inmates of a Tijuana prison

Does Francis’s attempts to reach out to lapsed Catholics risk sapping the motivation of those who sacrifice much in the name of faith?

Like Leo the Great and Gregory the Great, he both exerted geopolitical influence and reasserted the teaching authority of the Holy See