A statement, signed by 65 clergywomen, also described 64 accounts of gender-based discrimination and violence from women priests working in the national church
According to legend, the former parish priest left a hidden fortune in the commune.
At least nine die as police shoot dead two suicide gunmen with explosive vests before they enter packed church.
Uncovering serious failings across institutions, an Australian inquiry into child abuse recommends the Catholic Church remove its requirement for celibacy
A ceremony in Germany has marked the moment when Martin Luther split the Christian world with his 95 Protestant theses.
Saint Catherine's church in Brussels is turning to Belgium's brewing tradition to raise funds for renovation work
Last Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude tremor damaged over 150 churches, Catholic authorities say.
At least 11 people have been killed and 18 wounded in a shooting spree in a church in southeastern Nigeria
One of the Pope’s top advisors is facing sex abuse charges in Australia. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's economy minister, is the most senior Catholic to be charged with sex crimes
547 pupils at Germany's most famous Catholic boys' choir schools, Regensburger Domspatzen, were physically or sexually abused over a 60-year period, according to a report.
Cardinal George Pell
A Limerick garda (Irish police officer) and one of the city’s Dominican nuns have become an online sensation after a video surfaced of them playing a
Catholic devotees were nailed to wooden crosses in a reenactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion
Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…
ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.
Hours after Sunday’s church bombing in Egypt’s northern city of Tanta, came another blast in front of a Christian church in Alexandria.
The gloves are off between the president of the Philppines and the Catholic Church as they threaten to come to blows over his hardline war on drugs.
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Huge crowds have come out on the streets of the Philippine capital Manila to honour an iconic statue known as the Black Nazarene.
Fireman have erected a second protective metal cage to support the facade of Norcia Basilica in central Italy.
Bartella: Christmas after ISIL Hundreds of Iraqi Christians gathered in Bartella, near Mosul, for a Christmas Eve service – the first since this area was retaken from the Islamic State group (ISIL) in
Pope Francis jokes early birthday greetings may bring him bad luck Pope Francis, responded to thousands of people cheering “Happy Birthday” on Wednesday (December 14) by joking that doing it early may
Grieving families attended a funeral service on Monday for 24 people, mostly women and children, killed in the bombing of Cairo’s main Coptic cathedral complex.
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.
The head of Russia’s Orthodox Church has begun a four day visit to Britain.
The pontiff made a 10-hour visit aimed at encouraging the country’s multi-faith society but at the same time overlooking recent criticism of a referendum that extends the president’s term and…