Catholic News Service

Pope Francis was speaking at the the Church of Our Lady of Madhu in Sri Lanka

Pope makes comments in new book by Italian journalist

Open Doors International said 2014 had the highest level of global persecution of Christians in the modern era

A Catholic official warned that funding will soon run out to feed and house thousands of Iraqi Christians

Pope Francis addressed 4,000 people during his general audience today

Cardinal-designate Berhaneyesus Souraphiel has said Ethiopia needs educated people to stay in the country

Lt Muath Kasasbeh is the first soldier serving with the US-led coalition fighting ISIS to be held by the terrorists

Cardinal Pietro Parolin also suggested Francis will go to UN during September trip

Francis refused to accept the cardinal-designate’s letter of resignation in October

Official insist Francis’s trip next month is on schedule