Catholic Herald logo
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. Below, Cardinal Wuerl (Photo: CNS)

‘It’s time we finished what was begun nearly 100 years ago’, says bishops’ treasurer

Bishop Egan (Photo: Mazur/

Bishop Egan made the suggestion in his pastoral letter

Missionaries of Charity pray beside the tomb of Mother Teresa (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/11/15

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

A churchgoer in Nairobi, Kenya, holds a copy of a newspaper showing a photograph of Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis in Africa: full schedule

Pope Francis three-country tour of Africa will begin in Kenya on November 25

Benedict XVI meets Paul Batthi, centre, brother of Shahbaz Bhatti in 2011 (AP)

‘I see that Pakistan is changing,’ Dr Paul Bhatti has said

Bishop Richard Malone spoke out about the problem of pornography (AP Photo/David Duprey)

The bishops have said that the use of pornography is a mortal sin

Girls dressed up as Blessed Mother Teresa during an event to commemorate her 104th birth anniversary in a school in Bhopal, India.  (CNS photo/Sanjeev Gupta, EPA)

Italian news agency Agi issued the report which the Vatican has not yet confirmed

Pope Francis arrives for the general audience in St Peter's Square this morning (AP)

‘The house of God is a shelter, not a prison,’ Holy Father says at general audience

Father Erasmo Pliego de Jesus was found dead on an isolated country road in Mexico

Missing priest in Mexico is found dead

His death brings the number of priests killed in Mexico since 2013 to 11

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is holding its autumn assembly in Baltimore (CNS)

US bishops have issued an election-year guide addressing a broad range of issues