Saturday September 26, 2015
Cheering crowds greeted Pope Francis in Philadelphia when he arrived at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for a mass.
Sunday September 13, 2015
Documents published in Chile show that two of the country's most senior churchmen succeeded in blocking one of their country's best known survivors of clerical abuse from being nominated to the Pope's child protection commission.
Monday August 31, 2015
Around 20,000 people have demonstrated in Vienna against ill-treatment of migrants after the bodies of 71 refugees were found in an abandoned truck last week.
Sunday August 16, 2015
A US cardinal archbishop has accused opponents of quoting out of context his 2007 statement to the Vatican that he was strengthening a diocese's protection against litigation by child sexual abuse victims by putting most of its assets into a trust fund.
Sunday August 09, 2015
Both Aer Lingus and Ireland West Airport have said talks are ongoing to introduce scheduled transatlantic pilgrimage flights from New York and Boston in the future.
Thursday June 25, 2015
A number of victims of convicted paedophile former priest Brendan Smyth are to take legal action against the gardaí.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
An institutional abuse inquiry in Northern Ireland has heard that gardaí were aware of the activities of paedophile priest Brendan Smyth as far back as the early 1970s.
Monday June 22, 2015
Northern Ireland's Historical Abuse Inquiry has commenced its module dealing with notorious paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth, who died in prison in 1997.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
The Irish vote to allow same-sex marriage was a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official has said in the first high-level reaction from the Holy See to last week's landmark referendum.
Thursday May 31, 2007
The Catholic Church leader in Scotland has warned Catholic politicians that if they support abortion, they cannot expect to receive Holy Communion.