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As the father of terminally-ill baby Alfie Evans appeals to the Pope, Catholic Bishops say they believe the decision-makers have acted 'with integrity'.  The 23-month old has a degenerative...

The Catholic Bishops of Burundi have urged the incumbent president not to stand for a third term in this year's June elections. According to Vatican Radio Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye, the Metropoli...

The highest ranking Catholic in the Philippines has called for Filipinos to choose peace over violence and end a spate of drug-related killings. The Archbishop of Lingayan-Dagupan, Socrates Villegas,...

A bishop is urging countries that still have the death penalty to follow the global trend and remove it. Executions across the world fell by 31 per cent last year as many countries decreased their us...

A group of Catholic bishops have spoken out calling toilets based on gender identity rather than biological sex "disturbing".  Two leading Catholics have denounced President Obama's instructions...

Catholic bishops in the United States have welcomed the latest federal court ruling against a travel ban proposed by Donald Trump. The US President issued an executive order on refusing entry to trav...

Police in Australia have charged a Catholic brother and former school head teacher with a number of historical child sex offences. David Standen, 65, was arrested at Sydney Airport on August 19 by of...

The Catholic Church seems to be showing "nothing but contempt" for those affected by child sex abuse, one survivor has claimed. Peter Saunders, who was abused during childhood by two priests, says he...

Catholic dioceses and charities across the world have raised over £110 million in 2014-15 to help more than five million people affected by crises in Syria and The Holy See press office says the mon...

Catholic charity CAFOD has been telling Premier that containing Ebola, treating the infected and raising awareness are the main priorities as the Disasters Emer It is the first time the DEC, which re...

Catholic aid charity Caritas Bangladesh is working to provide emergency aid to Rohingya refugees. About 240,000 children have fled Burma's Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh over the las...

As life-threatening poverty has left Syria's war-torn families struggling to buy food, a Catholic charity has responded with much needed help. Working with local Church leaders, Catholic charity Aid ...

An international Catholic charity will provide aid to more than 40 projects in Syria and other parts of the Middle East.  Aid to the Church in Need UK has said that it hopes to provide more than...

Aid to the Church in Need is donating almost three hundred thousand pounds to help persecuted Christians in Syria. The charity has issued a stark warning that Christianity will not survive in the Mid...

Catholic charities are urging the government to prioritise unaccompanied minors in 'The Jungle' evictions in Calais as the first phase of clearing migrants and CSAN and Secours Catholique want the F...

Catholic international development charity (CAFOD) has urged the UK government to use Monday's visit by the Colombian president as an opportunity to tell him to The Catholic charity said Iván Duque ...

A Catholic charity has warned that Haiti is in danger of being overrun by Zika virus due to poor living conditions in the country.  The Catholic Mission says that pools of stagnant water combine...

A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has warned that public mistrust is hampering efforts to halt the spread of the de "This is the first time we have seen t...

At least 547 members of a renowned Catholic boys' choir in south western Germany were physically or sexually abused, a new report has found. The incidents took place at the Domspatzen choir in Regens...

The Roman Catholic Church has grown by 157 million followers globally since 2005, the Vatican has reported. Commenting ahead of the release of the 2016 edition of the Pontifical Yearbook - a major di...