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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

The friends of Francis are urging him to take a revolutionary step after the synod. But there are good reasons why he might reject their advice

Letters from the Synod: October 21

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

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Madeleine Teahan and Fr Mark Drew discuss this week’s dramatic events in Rome

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Edward Pentin offers an explosive and compelling account of last October’s family synod

Bishop Bode says the Church could do more to support people in stable unions

The Holy Father sends message marking 10th anniversary of Brother Roger’s death