Latest News

Cardinal Kurt Koch of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity says the Pope has launched a new liturgical reform

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says every bishops’ conference must have guidelines for handling clerical sex abuse within a year

The Vatican has asked episcopal conferences to prepare a guide in the coming year on how to deal with cases of sexual abuse

Pope marks 30th anniversary of Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family

The document Universae Ecclesiae is signed by Cardinal William Levada

Seminaries should train priests in the Extraordinary Form ‘if pastoral needs suggest it’, the Vatican’s instruction says

Here we publish the full text of the Vatican’s long-awaited instruction, Universae Ecclesiae

Benedict XVI welcomes a delegation from the B’nai B’rith community, saying that Jews and Christians have much in common

The Pope’s removal of Bishop Morris follows more than a decade of conflict between the prelate and the Vatican

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – news, features, comment, letters and reviews – is not available online.