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Franciscan monks put baby Jesus on bed of bullets to press for peace

The monks said the bed of 445 bullet shells honors the estimated 445 Roman Catholic priests, nuns, monks killed for their faith.

23 Dec 2017 11:13 AM

Memorials spring up at Mexico City's quake collapse sites

People left flowers and testimonials to pay homage to the deceased and the first responders who worked to rescue the survivors.

30 Sep 2017 5:53 PM

Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

Francis is accused of propagating seven heretical positions concerning marriage and moral life with his 2016 document "The Joy of Love".

25 Sep 2017 1:42 PM

Gender diversity art show closed over protests in Brazil

Conservative organization that led the charge on social media denied it was trying to censor art.

12 Sep 2017 2:10 PM

Pope Francis wants women in top jobs

A lack of professional expertise within the Vatican was highlighted by recent scandals centred on the Holy See’s finances.

23 Dec 2016 2:54 AM


‘App’solution from wrongdoings

The Catholic App lets believers find the nearest confessional or centre for Holy Mass.

27 Nov 2016 12:43 AM

Four cardinals openly challenge Pope Francis’s liberal views

Under Church law, they cannot receive communion unless they abstain from sex with their new partner.

15 Nov 2016 1:03 AM