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Pope Francis’s traditionalists

John Paul II couldn’t strike a deal that satisfied the SSPX. Nor could Benedict. Enter the unlikeliest of bridge-builders

The Vatican wants the Korean Church to evangelise the rest of Asia. That could be only the beginning

Abortion can seem impossible to overcome. But so did communism

The retired pope had hoped to stay in the papacy until 2014, according to Mgr Georg Gaenswein

The Pope reflected on peace during his morning homily before travelling to Assisi

young people taking part in world youth day in poland

St John Paul II’s former secretary preached to more than 200,000 pilgrims on Tuesday

Here are four ideas that have helped me move forward with my dream of making a difference in the Church

The cardinal presented the document during a press conference at the Vatican this morning

A sneak preview of this week’s Catholic Herald

Fr Fernando Cardenal served as education minister in the Sandinista government