The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI announced that the Catholic Church will celebrate a Year of Faith from 11 October 2012 - 24 November 2013. This feature offers a short introduction to the year.
In this section you can find out what the Dioceses of England and Wales are doing to celebrate the 'Year of Faith'. There are 22 dioceses and the Bishopric o... Read more
Three hundred Catholic Bishops from around the world came together in Rome for the XIII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to reflect on the... Read more
The Rosary is a pattern of prayer popular among Christians. At heart it is a series of meditations on some aspects, or mysteries, of the life of Jesus Christ and Mary his mother. Read more
The documents of the Council offer very important teaching in support of the Church’s ongoing mission.Read more
During the Year of Faith every baptised person is invited to re-read the Catechism to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the most important gift...Read more
The Holy Father Pope Francis’ first encyclical letter has been released. Lumen Fidei, or 'The Light of Faith', was unveiled at the Vatican Press Office on Friday, 5 July and is a re-working of a draft text given to Pope Francis by Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI. Prepared to mark the 'Year of Faith', Lumen Fidei was described by the Holy Father as "the work of four hands."