Gaza

Anglican vicar Andrew White says more than 1,500 people in Iraq have been killed by Islamic State militants

CRS currently delivering humanitarian aid to thousands of Gazans

Hamas clearly fails the St Alphonsus test. Civilian deaths are not just collateral damage – they are its chief weapon

There are few things less appealing than the tribalism which erupts whenever Israel goes to war

Priest and nuns had to evacuate 29 severely disabled children and nine elderly women

Pope speaks of children ‘deprived of hope’ in unscripted remarks to faithful

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Vatican spokesman calls the killings ‘terrible and dramatic’

Bethlehem Mass was the only Mass for local Christians during Pope’s Holy Land visit