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A Catholic missionary, the only doctor serving half a million people in a war-ravaged area of Sudan, has been honoured by George Clooney. Dr Tom Catena, who treats up to 400 inpatients everyday in th...

A Catholic nun working in India has had her application to renew her visa declined. It is thought that Sister Bertilla Capra has been working with lepers for more than 40 years in the country, accord...

Photos have emerged online of several Catholic nuns being evicted from health centres where they worked and lived in Eritrea's central zone. According to local sources, around 25 men went to the heal...

A Roman Catholic order in the United States has filed for bankruptcy protection as it announced a $25.5 million settlement for dozens of alleged child sex abuse The Crosier Fathers & Brothers fil...

A senior member of a lay Catholic order whose dismissal prompted a public spate involving Pope Francis has been reinstated. Albrecht von Boeselager was ousted from his post as grand chancellor at the...

A Catholic couple are launching a new initiative to save migrants who dangerously try to cross the Mediterranean Ocean to seek asylum. Philanthropists Christopher and Regina Catrambone will use drone...

A Catholic priest has been convicted of a string of sex offences in Melbourne, Australia, dating back to the 1970s. He had also been accused of sexual abuse in the United States.Bernard Hartman, who ...

A French priest has lost his job after admitting he was in love with a woman and saying he believed God wanted him to marry her. In a letter to parishioners, David Gréa, 46, said he was disappointed...

A Catholic priest maintained a network of Europe-wide contacts used to generate arms and money for the IRA, a documentary revealed. Patrick Ryan helped secure munitions from Libya which were intercep...

A Catholic priest has been convicted of rape and sexual abuse and sentenced to five years in prison in the Czech Republic. According to AP, Erik Tvrdon was found guilty of raping four women and sexua...

A Catholic priest is in hospital in a serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. A police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approached Fr Ireneusz Bakalar...

A former Australian priest and school vice-principal has been sentenced to more than 12 years in jail in Victoria.  According to ABC Australia, David Rapson has been sentenced to 12 and a half y...

The Catholic Church is appealing for the release of a priest kidnapped in Nigeria. Fr John Bako Shekwolo from St Theresa Catholic Church was taken from his home in the central northern state of Kadun...

A man screaming "I will kill you" has attacked Catholic schoolgirls waiting at a bus stop in Japan, slaughtering two people and wounding 16 before taking his ow Most of the victims were schoolgirls w...

A Catholic school has confirmed its decision to dismiss a teacher who recently married her same-sex partner. Jocelyn Morffi learned that her contract at St Peter and St Paul's Catholic School in the ...

Catholic services have been cancelled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka's capital after the government warned of more possible attacks. Reverend Edmund Tillakaratne, spokesman for the Colombo diocese...

A Roman Catholic seminary student has been arrested in California, USA, suspected of intending to travel to Mexico to engage in sex with a baby or toddler.&nbsp Joel Wright, 23, of Pontifical College...

The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to pro Nick Sandmann has identified himself a...

A Catholic teacher has died after being shot in Indonesia.  27-year-old Yuni Yesra Patatang was found dead in Ilaga in Papua province on Monday evening with two gunshot wounds.The teacher was re...

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese has branded the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality "evil" and claimed it is driving people towards ending the The independent politician, who served...