French bishops vote to give payouts to sex abuse victims
France

French bishops vote to give payouts to sex abuse victims

French bishops on Saturday approved a programme of payouts to victims of sex abuse by priests -- but survivors have already objected that the Church has not gone far enough in admitting responsibility.

German churches could lose half of members over coming decades: Study
Germany

German churches could lose half of members over coming decades: Study

Pope refuses resignation of French cardinal convicted of child abuse cover-up
France

Pope refuses resignation of French cardinal convicted of child abuse cover-up

French cardinal who failed to report child sex abuse is to resign today
France

French cardinal who failed to report child sex abuse is to resign today

France demands Vatican lift envoy’s immunity over abuse

France demands Vatican lift envoy’s immunity over abuse

Why Bavarians are busy hanging out bouquets on Mariä Himmelfahrt
Germany

Why Bavarians are busy hanging out bouquets on Mariä Himmelfahrt

Former Pope’s brother accused of ‘merciless rule’ of choir hit by abuse scandal
Germany

Former Pope’s brother accused of ‘merciless rule’ of choir hit by abuse scandal

Pope: Give women, lay people top Vatican jobs
Italy

Pope: Give women, lay people top Vatican jobs

Supporters of ‘gay culture’ can’t become priests: Pope
Italy

Supporters of ‘gay culture’ can’t become priests: Pope

Need to confess sins? New app in Spain finds nearest priest
Spain

Need to confess sins? New app in Spain finds nearest priest

Norway’s Catholic Church fined for fraud over membership
Norway

Norway’s Catholic Church fined for fraud over membership

Former nuns to get civil union in northern Italy
Italy

Former nuns to get civil union in northern Italy

Catholic church plans ‘prayer day’ for sex abuse victims
Italy

Catholic church plans ‘prayer day’ for sex abuse victims

‘Pray for France’: Catholics rally at Lourdes shrine
France

‘Pray for France’: Catholics rally at Lourdes shrine

Catholic Swedish doctor ‘tried to convert patients’
Sweden

Catholic Swedish doctor ‘tried to convert patients’

Italian paedophile priest pays abuse victims’ families €25k
Italy

Italian paedophile priest pays abuse victims’ families €25k

Catholic Church told to pay up over fake members
Norway

Catholic Church told to pay up over fake members

Priest with three kids is against marriage for clergy
Italy

Priest with three kids is against marriage for clergy

The Pope’s still Catholic – but half of Italians aren’t
Italy

The Pope’s still Catholic – but half of Italians aren’t

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks
France

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

Third Catholic teacher admits to sexual abuse in Barcelona
Spain

Third Catholic teacher admits to sexual abuse in Barcelona

‘Sex-abuse victim’ targets 158 priests in lucrative scam
France

‘Sex-abuse victim’ targets 158 priests in lucrative scam

Vagina poem based on Lord’s Prayer sparks blasphemy row
Spain

Vagina poem based on Lord’s Prayer sparks blasphemy row

Losing faith: why Italians are spurning the Church
Italy

Losing faith: why Italians are spurning the Church

Pope opens the door to Catholic Jubilee
Italy

Pope opens the door to Catholic Jubilee

Spanish feminists offend Catholics with giant plastic vagina protest
Spain

Spanish feminists offend Catholics with giant plastic vagina protest

Bishop buys €300k altar as refugee home rots
Germany

Bishop buys €300k altar as refugee home rots

Pope ‘reinforced Roma and Sinti stereotypes’
Italy

Pope ‘reinforced Roma and Sinti stereotypes’

Gay unions: Italy set to spurn church
Italy

Gay unions: Italy set to spurn church

Priest begs faithful: give us your scratchcards
Italy

Priest begs faithful: give us your scratchcards

Italy’s Catholics support divorce communion
Italy

Italy’s Catholics support divorce communion

Pope blasts Rome mayor as a ‘pretend Catholic’
Italy

Pope blasts Rome mayor as a ‘pretend Catholic’

Italian parish offers parents €2k ‘baby bonus’
Italy

Italian parish offers parents €2k ‘baby bonus’

Busted at mass: Ischia’s fake priest
Italy

Busted at mass: Ischia’s fake priest

One in five Spaniards are ‘convinced atheists’
Spain

One in five Spaniards are ‘convinced atheists’

Norway Catholic Church denies ‘aggravated fraud’
Norway

Norway Catholic Church denies ‘aggravated fraud’

Furore over Naples nude nun billboard
Italy

Furore over Naples nude nun billboard

French hardline Catholics buy up gay bar
France

French hardline Catholics buy up gay bar

Fascist law used against teacher in crucifix row
Italy

Fascist law used against teacher in crucifix row

Church can sack workers who remarry: court
Germany

Church can sack workers who remarry: court

‘Bling Bishop’ moves into luxury Bavarian flat
Germany

‘Bling Bishop’ moves into luxury Bavarian flat

Spain’s flamenco priest wins new fans for church
Spain

Spain’s flamenco priest wins new fans for church

Pope’s hints on married priests trouble Vatican
Italy

Pope’s hints on married priests trouble Vatican

‘Bling Bishop’ finds new home in Bavaria
Germany

‘Bling Bishop’ finds new home in Bavaria

French priest offers smartphone blessings
France

French priest offers smartphone blessings

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Italy

Dancing priest shakes his stuff for new saints

Rome braces itself for thousands of pilgrims
Italy

Rome braces itself for thousands of pilgrims

‘Good Pope John’ saved thousands of Jews
Italy

‘Good Pope John’ saved thousands of Jews

Becoming a saint in five not-so-easy steps
Italy

Becoming a saint in five not-so-easy steps

Orgies and executions: It’s mayhem in Münster
Germany

Orgies and executions: It’s mayhem in Münster

‘Bling bishop’ blew €213,000 on a fish tank
Germany

‘Bling bishop’ blew €213,000 on a fish tank

One year on: how Pope made Catholicism ‘cool’
Italy

One year on: how Pope made Catholicism ‘cool’

Headless and limbless: Germany’s best saints
Germany

Headless and limbless: Germany’s best saints

Child porn scandal hits Catholic workers group
Germany

Child porn scandal hits Catholic workers group

Cologne’s controversial cardinal resigns
Germany

Cologne’s controversial cardinal resigns

Fury after ‘Virgin Mary’ awarded top police medal
Spain

Fury after ‘Virgin Mary’ awarded top police medal

Bling bishop used charity millions for HQ: report
Germany

Bling bishop used charity millions for HQ: report

Vatican probes Chilean bishop for sex abuse
Italy

Vatican probes Chilean bishop for sex abuse

Catalan cops collar paedophile priest
Spain

Catalan cops collar paedophile priest

Pope Francis makes the cover of Rolling Stone
Italy

Pope Francis makes the cover of Rolling Stone

Topless protest spoils Christmas service
Germany

Topless protest spoils Christmas service

‘Angels have no wings’: Catholic ‘angelologist’
Italy

‘Angels have no wings’: Catholic ‘angelologist’

Pastor nets windfall after Catholic conversion
Sweden

Pastor nets windfall after Catholic conversion

How rich is the Catholic Church in Germany?
Germany

How rich is the Catholic Church in Germany?

Catholic bishop spends €350,000 on wardrobes
Germany

Catholic bishop spends €350,000 on wardrobes

Are priests and nuns extravagant spenders?
Italy

Are priests and nuns extravagant spenders?

Gay kiss photo show blocked by Vatican threat
Italy

Gay kiss photo show blocked by Vatican threat

Catholic priest grilled over 15-year-old abuse
Norway

Catholic priest grilled over 15-year-old abuse

Leading Catholic: Let priests have sex
Germany

Leading Catholic: Let priests have sex

Catholics to exclude church tax dodgers
Germany

Catholics to exclude church tax dodgers

Trier’s ‘Jesus tunic’ ready for half a million pilgrims
Germany

Trier’s ‘Jesus tunic’ ready for half a million pilgrims

Former Catholic theologian says much of the clergy is gay
Germany

Former Catholic theologian says much of the clergy is gay

Germany gets two new Catholic cardinals
Germany

Germany gets two new Catholic cardinals

Catholics ready for Church exodus, poll finds
Germany

Catholics ready for Church exodus, poll finds

Catholics relieved by Mixa’s resignation
Germany

Catholics relieved by Mixa’s resignation

Bishop Mixa resigns
Germany

Bishop Mixa resigns

Church asks Bishop Mixa to take a break
Germany

Church asks Bishop Mixa to take a break

Bishop Mixa attacked from within Church for dismissing victims
Germany

Bishop Mixa attacked from within Church for dismissing victims

Minister calls for abuse compensation
Germany

Minister calls for abuse compensation

Suspended gay sex priest employed in Munich parish
Germany

Suspended gay sex priest employed in Munich parish

Essen Catholic diocese buys inflatable church
Germany

Essen Catholic diocese buys inflatable church

Church officials defend pricey birthday bash for pope’s brother
Germany

Church officials defend pricey birthday bash for pope’s brother

Churches warn of fitness craze becoming religion
Germany

Churches warn of fitness craze becoming religion

Catholics hang condom ban on Fulda pharmacy
Germany

Catholics hang condom ban on Fulda pharmacy

TV interview sparks Holocaust denial probe
Sweden

TV interview sparks Holocaust denial probe

Conservative group apologizes to Pope over Holocaust remarks
Sweden

Conservative group apologizes to Pope over Holocaust remarks

SVT denies Vatican conspiracy rumours
Sweden

SVT denies Vatican conspiracy rumours

Swedish comic to exact TV revenge on Vatican
Sweden

Swedish comic to exact TV revenge on Vatican

Members flee Church of Sweden in droves
Sweden

Members flee Church of Sweden in droves

Bishop begs forgiveness for Catholic priest abuse
Sweden

Bishop begs forgiveness for Catholic priest abuse

‘Catholics in Sweden must challenge Rome’
Sweden

‘Catholics in Sweden must challenge Rome’

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Sweden

Swedish Catholic Church hid sex abuse claims

Bishop ‘ready to resign’ over sex abuse silence
Sweden

Bishop ‘ready to resign’ over sex abuse silence

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Sweden

Allegations mount against Catholic Church

Minister: Catholic Church should investigate
Sweden

Minister: Catholic Church should investigate

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Sweden

Imam charged with sex offences

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Sweden

Catholics upset by young socialists’ erect pope pic

‘God’s House’ being built in suburban Stockholm
Sweden

‘God’s House’ being built in suburban Stockholm

Nuns ask council for help finding new convent
Sweden

Nuns ask council for help finding new convent

‘Ireland could learn a hell of a lot from Sweden’
Sweden

‘Ireland could learn a hell of a lot from Sweden’

Pilgrim priest treks to Rome to plead with Pope
France

Pilgrim priest treks to Rome to plead with Pope

Town plans underwater nativity to draw tourists
Italy

Town plans underwater nativity to draw tourists

Concerns mount as Lourdes flood waters rise
France

Concerns mount as Lourdes flood waters rise

What do Italians think of new Pope’s money talk?
Italy

What do Italians think of new Pope’s money talk?

Exorcist squad hired to fight Satan in Madrid
Spain

Exorcist squad hired to fight Satan in Madrid

Topless Femen steal show at far-right march
France

Topless Femen steal show at far-right march

Gap widens between Spain’s rich and poor
Spain

Gap widens between Spain’s rich and poor

Spain’s religious groups positive on Pope Francis
Spain

Spain’s religious groups positive on Pope Francis

Abuse not just Church’s problem: Paris bishop
France

Abuse not just Church’s problem: Paris bishop

French hold dim view of Pope Benedict’s reign
France

French hold dim view of Pope Benedict’s reign

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Spain

Juan Carlos praises Pope after resignation

Duflot demands church property for homeless
France

Duflot demands church property for homeless

Catholic group to sue naked feminist protesters
France

Catholic group to sue naked feminist protesters

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Switzerland

Swiss boarding school ‘torture’ history revealed

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France

French Catholic prayer slams gay marriage

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France

50,000 French Catholics head to Madrid

Priests hit out at bikini-wearing visitors
France

Priests hit out at bikini-wearing visitors

Church hides refugees from state in Bavarian beauty spot
Germany

Church hides refugees from state in Bavarian beauty spot

Migrants find homes in Italian convents
Italy

Migrants find homes in Italian convents

Meet Hommen: France’s latest topless activists
France

Meet Hommen: France’s latest topless activists

Christian crusader born again as web sensation
France

Christian crusader born again as web sensation

‘Loves gays’, worships God, fights gay marriage
France

‘Loves gays’, worships God, fights gay marriage