Catholic Herald logo

The bishops say that avoiding sex may be ‘humanly impossible’


Tune in to find out what’s really happening in the Catholic Church

Virtually every priest who has worked in Africa knows that this is a serious pastoral issue

The film handles questions of sin, doctrine and mercy which are at the heart of today’s controversies

The cardinal said that the Church’s constant teaching and practice admit no exceptions

The controversies about screenshots and anonymous accounts have obscured Fr Spadaro’s startling remarks about Communion

Robert Spaemann, a friend of Benedict XVI, said the cardinals had chosen the right course and wishes more would join them

‘First and foremost the apostolic exhortation recalls the mercy and compassion of God,’ the patriarch wrote

The cardinal said that conscience must refer to revealed truth and the moral law

The Pope visited the offices of the Roman Rota, a marriage tribunal, to speak to the bishops