Mexican priest stabbed in his parish

A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, the latest attack on clergy in the heavily Catholic country.

Motion fails: Parliament wanted to direct CCCB on papal abuse apology

A conservative member of Parliament blocked a motion calling on the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to invite Pope Francis to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in abuse at Indian residential schools.

Caritas Syria: Air strikes reopened wounds, but agency still able to help

Caritas Syria said the recent massive missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France, intended to weaken Syria's chemical weapons capability, have not hindered its assistance to the country.

Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing

Pope Francis has asked the president of the German bishops' conference to come to Rome to discuss pastoral guidelines for possibly allowing some non-Catholics married to Catholics to receive the Eucharist, the conference spokesman said.