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Gunter Chapel in Abergavenny, Wales

The Gunter Chapel in Wales faces destruction unless funds can be raised to protect and repair it

'We need to make profound changes in the way we do things' (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

A report on the state of Catholicism in England and Wales makes for worrying, if not surprising, reading

The Gunter Mansion where Catholics hid during the Reformation

Locals have six months to save Abergavenny’s historic Gunter Mansion which houses a secret chapel

Bishop Brignall said that some would be shocked by the decision (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Bishop of Wrexham, announcing the closure of 22 churches by 2020, says some changes will begin ‘within weeks’

Pope Francis hears a Confession during a penitential liturgy in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

Priests will hear Confession at churches in England and Wales on March 4 and 5 as part of the Pope’s ’24 hours for the Lord’ initiative

Joe Calzaghe with his father Enzo

Mr Calzaghe is a straightforward documentary about the life and career of legendary Welsh boxer, Joe Calzaghe

Wales players celebrate their 25-28 win on Saturday (Photo: PA)

Priest’s celebration during Mass the next day makes headlines

Pope Francis meets a baby (PA)

A number of biblical names have made it into the the Top 100 most popular baby boys’ names for 2014

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

Cardinal Nichols urged people not to fall for ‘great lie’ of assisted suicide during homily for the Day for Life

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released a letter ahead of this year’s general election