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At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected upon the importance and power of prayer

Schools in the Italian capital have been evacuated as a precaution

In a statement, the Holy See ‘reaffirmed its confidence’ in the commission appointed to investigate the order

Fra’ Matthew Festing defended his actions in a letter to the order’s membership

Pope Francis names Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the newest member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Italy’s coastguard said only four people survived the sinking of a migrant ship carrying 100 people off the Libyan coast

Volunteers to distribute a specially prepared menu including a double cheeseburger

Cardinal Amato says the next biggest producers of Causes are Spain, Poland and Brazil

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

The knights who won’t retreat

Vatican officials have mounted an extraordinary challenge to the ancient Order of Malta. But what is the row really about?