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Mgr Hugh Connolly says reports alleging that the seminary may close are ‘without foundation’

Bishop of the Forces says military intervention must only serve to ‘defend the defenceless’

Pontiff says St Lawrence’s witness is an ‘excellent’ example for our age, ‘so fraught with violence, ethical relativism and religious indifference’

The director Roland Joffé travelled to Rome to present his film on St Josemaria Escriva at the North American College

Bishops issue pastoral letter to mark anniversary of Pope’s letter to Irish Catholics

Benedict XVI says news from Libya over the past few days has caused him ‘deep trepidation and fear’

But two bishops refuse to sign statement, saying that an attack on a particular party is not the most ‘effective’ kind of political intervention

Fr Brian Kolodiejchuk says you don’t have to move to the slums to imitate the Blessed

Pilgrims can stock up on key rings and caps before this August’s World Youth Day

Cardinal Ravasi says crucifixes highlight Christianity’s key contribution to European culture