Catholic News Service

Kennedy wrote the letters to Father Joseph Leonard between 1950 and 1964

Cardinal Bechara Rai will welcome Pope Francis to the Holy Land next week

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says results show Church teaching on family life ‘is not clearly understood by people’

Religious leaders present at the signing of proposed peace deal in Ethiopia

The controversial event, due to take place yesterday, was cancelled at the last moment following outcry

Kidnapping has been blamed on Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram

Jesus ‘practised the culinary arts,’ writes Father Giovanni Cesare Pagazzi in new book

Pope donates 150 eggs to children at the Bambino Gesu paediatric hospital

Easter messages also offers prayers for people in Lebanon, Iraq and the Holy Land

‘We are disheartened by the tendency of our leaders to use war and violence,’ say Church officials in statement