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The Korean peninsula is one of the regions in the world ‘that most need the mercy of God’, says Seoul cardinal

The Pope has written a message to mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity

Spotlight chronicles the Boston Globe’s uncovering of the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Boston in 2002

Tyshawn Lee was killed in alleged gang execution on November 2

Amnesty International has launched a campaign calling for the decriminalisation of abortion in Ireland

The Reformation with its attendant iconoclasm stripped England of much of its numinosity

In a surprise speech to the synod, Francis said the ‘Catholic doctrine on marriage has not been touched or put into question’

By the time young Catholics reach university so many are ill-equipped to relate their faith to their lives

A century from now Catholics are likely to be the country’s largest Christian body. But the priesthood, the Mass and the laity may look startlingly different to today

Corrine Barber, from Scotland, has been given a prognosis of five to twelve months to live