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On the 150th anniversary of their great victory at Mentana, remember the courage of the Pontifical Zouaves

Santa Maria Novella hosts Theresa May’s Brexit speech on Friday

‘Welcoming the stranger’ sounds good in principle, but can be very challenging in practice

Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin decried the ‘profound moral misery’ of the culprit

Police said Fr Edoardo Scordio was the ‘organiser of a true system of exploitation of public funds destined for the migrant emergency’

The cardinal served the Church with ‘unique expertise’, Pope Francis said

The five nations with the most Catholics are Brazil, Mexico, Philippines, the United States and Italy

Pope Francis visited cathedrals in Carpi and Mirandola

The 15th-century doll was found amid rubble after an earthquake last year

Big firms are restoring the nation’s glories in return for publicity