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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the stadium (AP)

‘The Beatitudes are the image of Christ and consequently of each Christian,’ the Pope said

The urn containing the ashes of Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda (AP)

The new instructions were released on Tuesday by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Restored mosaics are seen on display in front of the Memorial of Moses on the top of Mount Nebo in Jordan  (CNS)

The restored Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo has reopened after nearly a decade

Bishop Marcus Stock said he was concerned about the paucity of confirmed Catholics

Bishop Marcus Stock said he was concerned about the number of baptised Catholics who were not confirmed

Deputy Chairman of Christie's Noel Annesley unveils a rare drawing by Michelangelo. 
'Study for the Risen Christ'  (PA)

The statue is coming to the National Gallery next year – it is a chance to correct a misperception about the Church

The Resurrection of the Son of the Widow of Nain (1814) by Jean-Baptiste Wicar

Word this Week

Whenever we celebrate the Eucharist, memory is more than recall. It is a sharing in all that is remembered, a true encounter with Christ

Take a look inside this week's magazine

A sneak preview of this week’s Catholic Herald

Peter and John running to Jesus’s empty tomb by Swiss painter Eugène Burnand

Word this Week

Easter Sunday, Acts 10:34 & 37-43; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9 (Year C)

Bishop Davies celebrated the Chrism Mass yesterday evening (Diocese of Shrewsbury)

Bishop Mark Davies preached to clergy during the annual Chrism Mass yesterday

The Kiss of Judas, by Giotto di Bondone

The BBC’s controversial documentary on Judas will not win souls for Christ