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The Church is not a democracy in the usual sense, but it is a society governed by law

Jesus Christ is ‘always in the midst of the people’, the Pope said at Mass in his residence

Pope Francis met with Cardinal Gerald Lacroix, the Archbishop of Quebec, in Rome today

The Pontiff told participants at a Vatican event on religious life that the loss of clergy is weakening the Church

The order has accepted Fra’ Matthew Festing’s resignation

The difficulties of the 1950s, recorded in a celebrated novel, have many parallels to today

Cardinal Pietro Parolin told the Order of Malta’s council that all decisions taken in recent weeks are ‘null and void’

The US president is likely to get an earful, but on one topic he might receive a word of thanks

Protestant and Orthodox Christians may well ask what this says about the institution of the papacy

The Order will meet to discuss the resignation of Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing