Huge crowds have come out on the streets of the Philippine capital Manila to honour an iconic statue known as the Black Nazarene.
On the feast of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, Pope Francis paid tribute to Christians in the Middle East who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist…
These ceremonies are a far cry from Sunday service, with everything from Ice plunging pilgrimages in St Petersburg to flagellation in the Phillipines.
A woman has been killed after a man burst into a retirement home for African missionaries near Montpellier in southern France.
Pope Francis has restated that “abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life” but “there is no sin that God’s mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart seek
Pope Francis has indefinitely granted to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors.
Pope Francis has appointed 17 new cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, 13 of whom are under 80 years-old making them eligible to replace him in future.
Pope Francis has visited Sweden as 12 months of events leading up to the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Church begin.
A larger-than-life mural was taken down by Rome’s so-called decorum police (cleaning authorities) on Wednesday (October 19), hours after it went up.
The Catholic Church agrees to pay compensation to victims of abuse spanning decades at a famous boys' choir school in Germany.
Pope Francis has capped off his Caucasus tour with a flying visit to Azerbaijan.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass with just a few thousand Catholics in Georgia, one of the smallest crowds the pontiff has drawn in 16 trips abroad.
The Polish parliament has rejected draft legislation to allow abortion until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy by 240 votes to 173.
The new acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has voiced his fears for the fate of Christians in the Middle East saying their presence in the region is under…
Pope Francis has described a priest who was killed by two Islamist extremists as a martyr.
Former Pope Benedict XVI has given a candid, book-length interview, outlining his likes and dislikes during his papacy.
Hundreds of Catholic faithful walked through Havana’s historic central district to celebrate the feast of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.
Mother Teresa, the revered nun known for her work with the destitute in India, has been elevated to sainthood by Pope Francis.
Tight security was in place in the French town of Lourdes on Monday as thousands of worshippers flocked for the annual Catholic pilgrimage.
Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral mass of Jacques Hamel, the Catholic priest murdered in his own church by Islamic extremists.