The Church owes a significant debt to the order

Vatican says Bishop Henryk Hoser will not be deciding on the merits of reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary

The magnitude six earthquake which struck in the early hours of Wednesday has left many dead

The pair spent five days in the open and drank from ditches and animal troughs when their food and water ran out

Are young people from the West ready to fully embrace the dangers and delights of Catholicism?

World Youth Day 2016 is taking place in Krakow this week and the Pope is taking part in a number of events

World Youth Day celebrations begin in Poland on Wednesday

A huge donation revealed last week will allow the shrine to go from strength to strength

A senior official at Lourdes said he is proposing British and Irish pilgrimages as a model for the rest of the world

The national shrine wants to upgrade its buildings and increase its role in the Church