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The Catholic Church is pledging to continue support for pupils and staff at Corpus Christi College in Leeds after the death of teacher Ann Maguire. A 15 year-old boy has been remanded in custody afte...

The websites of Scotland's two Catholic archdioceses have been hacked in the last few months. It has just emerged visitors to the sites of the Archdiocese of Glasgow and the Archdiocese of St Andrews...

The Catholic Church has welcomed the government's plans to reform prisons, calling them "encouraging". During the Conservative party conference both the Prime Minister and Justice Secretary outlined ...

A couple who want to move their severely disabled five-year-old daughter to an Italian hospital have won a High Court life-support treatment fight. Specialists caring for Tafida Raqeeb at the Royal L...

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of England & Wales (CBCEW) has given its backing to a Vatican document which rejects the idea that people can choose or cha On Monday, the text, Male And Female H...

The organisation which represents Catholic schools in the UK has defended its decision to pick Judaism, rather than Islam, as it's second GCSE RE subject. The government recently stipulated that scho...

The Catholic Education Service has said a law going through Parliament which would allow the government to convert failing schools into academies is not the bes It's speaking after the government was...

The head of the Catholic Education Service has said it will be "dreadful" if faith schools exploit new rules to take children from only their religion. Paul Barber's speaking after the government ann...

The head of a Catholic school in Dorset has been banned from teaching after altering exam papers. Maurice O'Brien was in charge at St Mary's Primary in Poole when he changed answers to try and improv...

Frank Docherty, a man who survived abuse at a Catholic-run orphanage in Scotland and went on to campaign for other young victims, has died at the age of 74. He regularly suffered physical abuse at Sm...

A Christian journalist has been asked to attend a police interview after she was accused - among other things - of referring to a transgender woman by the wrong It is alleged that Caroline Farrow, wh...

A Catholic journalist who was investigated for allegedly calling a transgender woman a man on Twitter will face no further action after her accuser withdrew the Surrey Police were working to decide w...

A Catholic charity in Birmingham is desperately appealing for more volunteers and space, as the demand for its language lessons soar.  Brushstrokes provides free English lessons to people, parti...

Dozens of Catholic thinkers have signed an open letter to the Work and Pensions Secretary, calling for him to change course on welfare reforms. The letter, spearheaded by the Christian think tank Ekk...

A man who threatened to blow up an Islamic bookshop and "kill the Muslims" has been sentenced, Scotland Yard said. David Moffatt, 39, made the remarks after entering a shop in Cricklewood Broadway, B...

A former midwife has mounted a challenge after a judge gave doctors the go-ahead to perform an abortion on her pregnant mentally ill daughter. The woman asked Court of Appeal judges to over...

MPs and religious leaders have taken a trip along the Thames in a boat once used by migrants to highlight the dangers they experience.  The group have made the journey in the vessel that was use...

An inquest's heard that the well-loved Catholic Labour MP Jim Dobbin died because of strong Polish alcohol he had on a diplomatic visit to the country. Jim Dobbin, 73, was in the city of Slupsk in Po...

A Catholic MP has become the latest politician to be grilled on his religious views. Jacob Rees-Mogg, who some say could be a future Prime Minister, appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain on Wednesda...

Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg has dismissed speculation about his potential to be Tory leader and insisted "no one serious" believed he would be a candidate. Mr Rees-Mogg insisted he fully support...