Christopher Altieri

This was the year that the abuse crisis engulfed the Church, and those in power failed to live up to the challenge

Christmas in Rome is jam-packed with crowds, cribs and roasted chestnuts

Recent interviews suggest the Vatican’s former doctrinal chief is seeking a kind of ‘third way’

They want to change ‘lead us not into temptation’ to ‘do not abandon us to temptation’

A lot is riding on the Vatican’s February safeguarding meeting. The signs aren’t good

In times of crisis, the laity can feel powerless. But there are still practical things they can do