Conor Gaffey

Coloured balloons were released by children accompanying Pope Francis on the last Sunday of January

Cardinal Pell also criticises synod’s midterm report as “tendentious” and “skewed”

In audio recording Cardinal Kasper appears to dismiss views of African bishops on homosexuality

The charity is training priests, imams and other leaders to raise awareness about hygiene

Cardinal also praises testimonies of married couples who ‘set the scene’ for synod discussions

Community will survive and ‘all is possible’, says chaplain

Theologian says she was left in the dark by Archbishop Cushley’s decision

Bishops’ conference calls on Catholics to be ‘salt for the earth’ in public life

Bishops’ conference praises ‘passionate and sometimes partisan debate’ and encourages Catholics to engage in politics

Cardinal Nichols describes ISIS videos as ‘blasphemous’ in an address at Lambeth Palace