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Christmas Eve falls on the 4th Sunday of Advent this year. What does that mean for Mass attendance?

Southwark Borough Council will consider so-called ‘buffer zones’

Giulio Mattietti was reportedly removed from his position on Monday

Pope Francis has concluded his trip to Burma. Here is a selection of the best photographs from the tour

The bishops only say that ‘integration’ and ‘discernment’ are necessary

Material dates back to the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great

Some want to ‘draw the Church back’ while others want it to follow social trends, a report says

An Inquiry into child sex abuse heard that priests should be forced to reveal Confessions in such cases

However, the Pope did urge respect for ‘each ethnic group’ in Burma

The bishops’ conference thanked the ousted president for the ‘good work’ he did while in power