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The cardinal believes reception of Communion depends on ‘conscience’. Does his reasoning add up?

Cardinal Cupich called for a ‘paradigm shift’ in pastoral practice and said that the Pope recognised the need to ‘listen’ to abuse survivors

The new Education Secretary voted for same-sex marriage. But he could be the man who lifts restrictions on Catholic schools

It is not clear whether Pope Francis was aware of Lilianne Ploumen being made a Dame in the Order of St Gregory the Great

The philosopher, a former member of St John Paul II’s pro-life academy, said that accepting Fr Chiodi’s remarks would be a ‘betrayal’

Former US nuncio Archbishop Vigano joined the Kazakhstan bishops in an apparent response to Pope Francis

The pseudonymous ‘Marcantonio Colonna’ claims Pope Francis has seen a shortlist of six possible authors

The anonymous book makes unproven claims. But some of its analysis is uncomfortably plausible

The Pope has given official approval to a document by the Buenos Aires bishops. That won’t necessarily change what Catholics believe

Katarzyna Jachimowicz was fired after refusing to provide devices which can cause abortion