Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Pope Francis has announced WYD 2017 will focus on Mary (AP)

The Pontiff said that the Mother of Jesus is ‘a role model to be imitated’

Pope Francis: 'It is unacceptable that so many innocent people … must pay the price for this conflict' (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A man prays at St Charles church in Kano, which Boko Haram was believed to have bombed in 2014 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/08/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with Poland's bishops at the cathedral in Krakow, Poland (CNS)

The Pope told Polish bishops that there are powerful institutions which fund the spread of gender theory in schools

Nuns gather at World youth Day 2016 (All pics by Daisy Powles)

We must believe ‘in a new humanity’ and stand against extremism on one side and relativism on the other

World Youth Day pilgrims pray as Pope Francis leads benediction during Saturday's prayer vigil (CNS)

The Italian bishops’ conference advised all pilgrims who visited or attended events at its Casa Italia centre to see a doctor

Nuns wait for the start of a vigil held by Pope Francis at Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland (AP)

Visits to World Youth Day and Lourdes remind us that the Church belongs to the poor, not the rich

Young adults carry the cross during Stations of the Cross at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington  (CNS)

Kraków in the Capital was celebrated on the campus of The Catholic University of America

A Missionary of Charity reads a prayer in preparation for Mother Teresa's canonisation, beside her tomb in Calcutta (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the conclusion of World Youth Day (AP)

The Pope celebrated Mass in a meadow outside Kraków