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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...

Reports that Mother Angelica, founder the EWTN cable network, had been given a feeding tube has worried her strong Catholic following, however her Sisters say i Mother Angelica suffered a stroke in 2...

One of the 14 people killed in the California mass shootings has been named a Catholic woman who left Iran to escape extremism in the region. Bennetta Bet-Badal left for the United States a...

The director of a French film has blamed the Catholic influence in the country for increasing the age restriction on it. The film, Love, was booed at the Cannes film festival in May and has been heav...

Faith leaders in Sydney have been told that Catholics and other faithful people are increasingly becoming victims of intolerance in Australia. George Brandis, 36th Attorney-General for Australia, tol...

Leading Catholics in Australia have attacked a speech by ousted Prime Minister Tony Abbott, after he urged Europe to take a harder line on the refugee and migra During a speech he made in London he s...

Protestors are at Hong Kong airport again today leading to another potential day of chaos. Large protests started in response to a proposed extradition bill, which has now been suspended, but have evo...

Catholics living in China should "better integrate" into wider society, according to a senior Communist party leader who has said faith and embracing Han Chines Speaking before the government-approve...

The Vatican has decided to use the Telegram messaging app on smart phones to share Lent messages with its faithful.  In 2015 instant messaging app WhatsApp was used, a much more widely-used plat...