One of the Pope’s advisers speaks out after Supreme Court in India restores ban on homosexual acts

A wave of attacks on gay people is sweeping Russia. and local Church leaders, fearful of western influence, are not addressing it

Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk says EU is ‘like a teenager … who needs a Christian education’

Bishop Philip Egan condemns Parliament’s “Orwellian attempt to redefine marriage”

The Pope answered questions on the Vatican Bank, women priests and the “gay lobby”

The Holy Father is challenging the defensiveness that has so harmed the Church’s mission

Pope Francis holds surprise press conference on flight home from World Youth Day in Rio

The liberalisation of attitudes to homosexuality won’t make a difference to the vast majority of people

They won’t be organising Masses for themselves: they say they’ll just take over what’s already provided in Farm Street

The church where the Masses took place will be entrusted to Britain’s ordinariate