Holy Week

The Ministry of Defence confirmed the flag will be lowered at all military establishments

Guido Reni and Gerard Manley Hopkins both see beyond suffering to the promise of the Resurrection

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St Peter’s Square at the start of Holy Week

The walk will take place during Holy Week and will begin with a Palm Sunday Mass in Irbil

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

By washing the feet of the refugees, ‘Francis is asking for respect for each one of them,’ Archbishop Rino Fisichella said

Restricted access to Easter services is a point of contention between the Israeli police and Christians

Police are stepping up patrols and parishes are taking steps to avoid shoot-outs between rival gangs

I was struck by all the people, some still to be born, who would experience the anointing with oil over the coming year