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The real Francis is not the kindly figure in white showing indulgence to all that the world imagines

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Billions of euros pour into the German hierarchy’s coffers every year thanks to the church tax. Hardly anyone goes to Mass, but it means the bishops can bully Rome

In an exclusive article Cardinal George Pell explains his mission to sort out the Vatican’s finances

It is a testimony to the strength of the Church that most of the faithful have persevered through this era of informal official atheism

Hispanics are switching in their millions from Catholicism to Protestantism

Like Margate, the Church faces difficulties as a result of changes made in the first half of the 1960s