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Police officers are seen outside St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

I visited Rome prepared for the sight of more police and soldiers, but I hadn’t anticipated how this extra security would change my experience of the city

Pilgrims began arriving at the shrine before dawn to celebrate the feast of the Assumption

Visits to World Youth Day and Lourdes remind us that the Church belongs to the poor, not the rich

A pilgrimage director has dismissed claims that Lourdes pilgrims will suffer following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU

Losing the European insurance card would mean sick pilgrims having to bear the full costs of healthcare themselves

Happy 60th Anniversary to the Hosanna House and Children’s Pilgrimage Trust

The cardinal will inaugurate the shrine at St Dominic’s Priory with a Mass in October

If you start praying today you can complete a novena by the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

A senior official at Lourdes said he is proposing British and Irish pilgrimages as a model for the rest of the world

Francis says he will accompany the children’s pilgrimage with prayer