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A shrine set up on the site of the former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, County Galway in western Ireland

A shrine set up on the site of the former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, County Galway in western Ireland

Archbishop of Tuam expresses shock for Commission findings

05/03/2017 15:24

Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam in Ireland has spoken of his shock to learn of the extent of the numbers of children buried in the graveyard at the former Catholic orphanage "Mother and Baby Home" in Tuam.

 

Jesuit Father Hans Zollner

Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, head of the Gregorian University's Centre for Child Protection and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Vatican Commission will continue to promote child protection worldwide

02/03/2017 16:03

Jesuit Fr Hans Zollner responds to concerns of survivors of sexual abuse, following the news that Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins has resigned as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Fr Antonio Spadaro with Pope Francis

Fr Antonio Spadaro, editor of La Civiltà Cattolica, with Pope Francis

Fr Spadaro launches English edition of 'La Civiltà Cattolica'

01/03/2017 18:10

The British embassy to the Holy See hosted an official launch for the English edition of the prestigious Jesuit journal ‘La Civiltà Cattolica’ presented by the editor-in-chief Fr Antonio Spadaro

Marie Collins

Marie Collins steps down from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, but says she will continue to work with the Vaticna on training programmes

Marie Collins: Survivors' voices must continue to be heard

01/03/2017 15:40

Irish abuse survivor and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, Marie Collins has resigned from her position but she says she will continue to work with the Vatican because it's vital for the voice of victims to be heard.

SCIAF is the official aid and international development charity of the Catholic Church in Scotland.

SCIAF is the official aid and international development charity of the Catholic Church in Scotland.

Scottish Catholic Charity Launches National Lent Appeal

01/03/2017 14:17

Responding to Jesus’ call for almsgiving, the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) has launched its annual nationwide appeal to the people of Scotland.

 

Maltese Bishop Mario Grech during the 2014 Synod on the Family

Maltese Bishop Mario Grech during the 2014 Synod on the Family

Maltese bishops call for mercy and discernment for divorced

27/02/2017 18:01

The bishops of Malta have issued an invitation to Catholics on the island nation to show “mercy and pastoral discernment” to those living in difficult family situations

 

An elderly woman searches for food in a garbage container in Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine.

An elderly woman searches for food in a garbage container in Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine.

Major Abp Shevchuk to Int'l Community: 'Stop war in Ukraine'

22/02/2017 15:49

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church has appealed to the international community to take diplomatic action and stop the continuing violence in Eastern Ukraine.