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Salesian leaders say rumours that the priest was crucified on Good Friday are false

Are there really two popes?

Benedict XVI’s resignation and his enigmatic life as Pope Emeritus have inspired ludicrous conspiracy theories. It’s time to put them to rest

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

The cardinal says as a child of divorced parents he knows what it is to grow up in a ‘patchwork family’

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

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

Archbishop of Vienna says Syria is ‘already bleeding from a thousand wounds’

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

The cardinal who holds his Church together

Over the next decade the archdiocese will merge 660 parishes into 150, each one served by three to five priests