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The Catholic Education Service (CES) has been left furious after inspectors downgraded a faith secondary school from "good" to "requires improvement". Ofsted, the school's inspectorate, claims St Ben...

The Catholic Church has rejected criticism over plans to remove the cap on the number of children from one particular faith that a school can select. Announcing reforms on Friday, Theresa May announce...

The Catholic Education Service has denied its schools shy away from teaching about same-sex relationships, following Labour leadership front-runner Andy Burnham The shadow health secretary said schoo...

We're being encouraged to become more comfortable talking about death. The Catholic Church is launching a campaign to better support those who are coming to the end of their lives.It says the Church ...

The Catholic Church in England and Wales will take in refugees to help ease the crisis in Europe. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the leader of Catholics in the two regions, has said in a statement that th...

The statistics show there were 46 allegations of abuse made over the six year period, of which more than half were made against priests. More than half of abuse complaints made to the Catholic Church...

The Roman Catholic Church in Scotland is expected to be included in a public inquiry into historical abuse of children. The Scottish Government has announced a statutory public inquiry will be held t...

The Catholic Church in England and Wales is issuing new guidelines for Catholics and Catholic organisations in order to stop them falling foul of equality laws. The Christian Responsibility and Citiz...

The Catholic Church in England and Wales is targeting men from ethnic minorities to boost numbers of those training for the priesthood. The move follows talks with the Church in the US which has been...

The Catholic Church has indicated it will oppose a Scottish law banning parents from smacking their children. Scotland outlawed the physical punishment of children last year after the Scottish govern...

A seriously ill baby boy and his parents at the centre of a High Court life-support care battle have been offered prayers and support by the Catholic Church in Chris Gard and Connie Yates have until...

The Catholic Church has opened a "pro-life office" in Scotland to co-ordinate a campaign against abortion. Senior cleric, Archbishop Leo Cushley, cut the ribbon at the opening of the new Archdiocese ...

The Catholic Church has said it will back Scotland's first state supported Muslim school, as long as it conforms to the same rules other faith schools do. Al-Qalam primary school in Glasgow wants pub...

The Catholic Church has warned that the plan for EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit will impact people "who are already vulnerable". Under the EU Settlement Scheme people from European coun...

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has spoken out against the European Court of Human Rights ruling that a terminally-ill baby cannot receive treatment.&n On Tuesday Chris Gard and Connie Yates...

Children at Roman Catholic church schools could still be "at risk" of sexual abuse despite years of efforts to root out predators, an inquiry has heard. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abus...

A Catholic church in Northern Ireland has suspended the "sign of peace" in a bid to prevent the spread of flu. The Diocese of Down and Connor has also told priests to disinfect their hands before dis...

The Catholic Church should explicitly state if its organisational structure prevents it protecting children from sexual abuse, a lawyer for victims ha Christopher Jacobs said "there is a de...

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...