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Holiness is not to be sneered at

Why do critics spend so much time scolding the saintly?

The German Bishops’ Conference has called for a ‘Day of Prayer for Harassed and Persecuted Christians’, scheduled for December 26

It’s time all nations stopped enabling repressive regimes

The Pope told a group of children that they must ask their grandparents lots of questions and listen to the answers

The Pope has accepted an invitation from the president and bishops of Portugal

Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo asked people to approach the ‘shattered city as if we were coming to the stable in Bethlehem’

Pope Francis

For the Pope’s birthday, we look back at ten of his most resonant sayings

Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns was known as the ‘cardinal of the people’

The letter offers a ‘pastoral reflection’ on the challenges the assisted dying law poses to the Canadian Church

At his latest general audience, Francis discussed the ‘many splendours’ of the baby Jesus