Catholic Herald logo

Patriarch Kirill is overheard telling the Pope: ‘Things are easier now’

First meeting of a pope and Russian patriarch takes place in Havana

Sister Anne de Sousberghe published a bestselling guide to catechesis in the 1960s

The bishops of England and Wales have encouraged single Catholics to pray to St Valentine

Bishop Egan says in a pastoral letter that sin is not like a ‘stain to be dry-cleaned’ but more a ‘lack of love or lovelessness’

Pope Francis arrives in the country today and will visit a once-notorious prison on Wednesday

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

The Pope and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi talked about the importance of reconciliation

Legislation would have liberalised law in case of fatal abnormalities, rape and incest

The Pope says that if the jubilee year ‘doesn’t reach our pockets, it’s not a real jubilee’