Cindy Wooden

Cardinal Ravasi says crucifixes highlight Christianity’s key contribution to European culture

At his general audience Benedict XVI says that fasting and almsgiving ‘prepare our hearts to take flight and seek the things of heaven’

Cardinal Burke says that many bishops and priests do not treat abuses seriously enough

The Vatican issues a three-day timetable of events and emphasises that beatification Mass is free and not ticketed

Archbishop of Birmingham to chair third phase of ARCIC, which begins in May

People do not know who they are unless they pray regularly, Pope Benedict XVI says at his general audience

Benedict XVI says the French national heroine offers ‘a beautiful example of holiness’ for people in public life

Pope Benedict says that too often couples see marriage preparation as a bureaucratic obstacle

Boycott by scholars in Egypt comes after Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks about anti-Christian violence

Ecumenical movement has led to ‘a sense of brotherhood’ among Christians, Benedict XVI says at general audience