Catholic Church

Next on Pope Francis's public schedule is Sunday's Mass at St Peter's Basilica


May 26, 2023, 6:04 PM

Bishop Paulo Martinelli highlights how the holy days and Lent converge this year to connect people of both religions


March 24, 2023, 12:30 AM

Catholics in Middle East celebrate charismatic leader who has spent a decade building bridges


March 13, 2023, 1:59 AM

Hundreds of paper angels hung in cathedral to represent young victims of conflict


February 24, 2023, 1:43 PM

Stunning complex hailed as powerful expression of coexistence by Paulo Martinelli, the Apostolic Vicar for Southern Arabia


February 23, 2023, 3:00 AM

Pledge made to continue St Mary’s Catholic Church charity drive every year


February 22, 2023, 4:42 AM

On February 15, 2003, millions marched against imminent war in Iraq. Two decades later, The National examines the legacy they left through the reflections of the organisers and some who mobilised against coming conflict


February 14, 2023, 3:12 PM

The former financial adviser to Pope Francis spent 404 days in solitary confinement until child abuse charges were overturned


January 11, 2023, 4:01 AM

Heads of state, royalty and clergy from around the world travelled to the Vatican to attend the historic event


January 05, 2023, 8:28 AM

Pope Francis to eulogise his predecessor and ‘Two Popes’ friend in the historic funeral ceremony


January 05, 2023, 6:43 AM