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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

Ched Evans (PA)

Can Ched Evans ever be forgiven?

The controversy over Evans’ return to football is complicated by the fact that he has shown no remorse for his crime

Prime Minister David Cameron (AP)

Conservative whips canvassing their party’s MPs over whether they would support military action

Pope Francis announced the extraordinary synod in October last year  (CNS)

Details of questionnaire responses from Catholics in England and Wales will remain confidential

The people of Prestatyn celebrate St David's Day yesterday
Photo: Geoff Abbott / Demotix/Demotix/Press Association Images

St David’s Day is just one example of the great strength of Welsh traditions

Local asks Pope to intervene after Keralan priest is ordered to return home

Carole Philpot and Brian Cullen get the publicity banner ready for sacred symbols (Photo: Brian Cullen)

Papal chalice goes on display during festival

St David’s church in Mold puts chalice on display presented to the people of Wales by Pope Benedict XVI

The church of the Blessed Sacrament at Gorseinon in south west Wales

Book tells story of tiny Welsh church

Remarkable church in Gorseinon was built entirely from funds raised by the parish