Latest News

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/03/16

Pope Francis condemns the terrorist attacks in Istanbul (AP)

Pope Francis marked the third anniversary of his election yesterday by giving away 40,000 copies of St Luke’s Gospel (full text, full video).

The Pope has said that his recent annulment reforms had “an eminently pastoral goal”.

A ring belonging to St Joan of Arc has returned to France after 600 years in Britain.

John Allen, John Gehring, Sébastien Maillard, Joseph McAuley, Robert Mickens, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Edward Pentin, Philip Pullella and Tom Heneghan and Jean-Louis De La Vaissière reflect on Francis’s third anniversary.

Emma Green, Teresa Hanafin and Fr Dwight Longenecker comment on the Boston Globe’s decision to stop funding Crux.

Brantly Millegan tells the story of the “Immovable Ladder” at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

And Leslie Knopf explains what it’s like to go to Confession with Pope Francis.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.