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Aid to the Church in Need is launching a campaign to support the training of 1,000 new priests

Defending the common good

To prevent attacks before they occur, the underlying causes of ISIS’s success must be addressed

Martyrdom is an act of witness; it is a way that God has of trying to tell His Church something important, and we must listen

The Pope spoke to reporters on his flight to Poland for World Youth Day

Fr Jacques Hamel was one of the legions of humble and unassuming parish priests who offer their whole lives to Christ

Hostages say they were held at gunpoint and made to film the body Fr Jacques Hamel

Fr Hamel told his parishioners to aim for sanctity, pointing to the example of the Martin family

A nun who escaped the church in in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said the terrorists filmed themselves before killing Fr Jacques Hamel

Mohammed Karabila, president of the Regional Council of the Muslim Faith for Haute-Normandie, said he was ‘appalled by the death of his friend’ Fr Jacques Hamel

The French island was isolated following exceptionally high tides