Catholic News Agency

The emeritus pope said a crisis in moral theology led the Church unable to defend itself against the social changes of the 1960s

Bishop Franco Mulakkal has been charged with raping a nun nine times over a two-year period

Police now say they have enough evidence to charge Bishop Mulakkal

‘The Church and the missionaries were the great protectors of the indigenous peoples’

Since the liturgy has its own structure and rhythm ‘it should not be interrupted to add in our extras’, the bishop said

We are witnessing ‘a continued deterioration, we might even say an assault’ on religious liberty, the Vatican Secretary of State said

The move comes amid a continuing crackdown on the ‘underground’ Catholic Church

‘The government’s aim is to paralyze the diocese,’ an anonymous priest said

Parishioners came to the aid of Fr Marcin Mironiuk when he was attacked after Mass