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Archbishop Kaigama (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has called on the international community to help stop the Islamist advance in Nigeria

Pope Francis (AP)

The Vatican has released a translation of the speech delivered by Francis at the Apostolic Palace

'The Archbishop of Canterbury is right to focus on the way so much food gets thrown away' (CNS)

We expect hunger in Africa, sadly, but that it happens in Britain too, one of the world’s richest countries, is shocking

Cardinal Robert Sarah (CNS)

The Church in Africa has a sharp understanding of the transcendent and sacred

Bob Geldof arrives for the recording of the Band Aid 30 single at Sarm Studios in London.

Let’s give Bob Geldof a break

Sir Bob is continuing the missionary work of the Catholic brothers who taught him

Soldiers hit an anti-government protester with a stick in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, last month (CNS)

‘Canon Law rules out the exercise of temporal power, and it’s never right for a priest to hold it’, says spokesman

Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (CNS)

Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo announced a week of prayers for ‘reconciliation, justice and peace’

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, with a group of synod auditors (CNS)

Any talk of a split between North and South is an attack on the Catholic nature of the Church

Liberians wait outside the John F Kennedy Ebola treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia (CNS)

Fr McDonald Nah has said Liberians ‘can’t even go to church’ due to spread of virus

Catholic students in Manila demonstrating against Boko Haram earlier this year (CNS)

Maiduguri Diocese attacked by insurgents, according to official