Priest

The Church today is living in a time of saints, and of martyrs, and I suspect we shall see rather more of both in the coming weeks and years

An Italian politician is urging Pope Francis to put the slain French priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, on a fast track to sainthood

Mohammed Karabila, president of the Regional Council of the Muslim Faith for Haute-Normandie, said he was ‘appalled by the death of his friend’ Fr Jacques Hamel

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive at World Youth Day on Wednesday

Francis has expressed ‘pain and horror for this absurd violence’, the Vatican spokesman has said

For Catholics and other Christians in the Middle East, the atrocity at Saint-√Čtienne-du-Rouvray is far from unimaginable

Fr Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly spent more than two decades in prison and 15 years under house arrest

Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah was blindfolded, handcuffed and abducted shortly after celebrating Mass

Police raided the offices of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin to search for information related to the case of Fr Bernard Preynat

India’s Minister for External Affairs tells bishops Fr Tom Uzhunnalil is safe