After five months of investigation, hundreds of alleged child abusers and victims have been identified in an 800-page independent report.
Spanish MPs have legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide for people with serious and incurable or debilitating diseases.
By the start of 1970, many of the Immaculate Heart sisters had decided to renounce their vows and reorganize as a lay community.
The Vatican has said the church cannot bless same-sex unions, as God "does not bless sin", dashing the hopes of gay Catholics.
56,000 women spent time in mother and baby homes. What were the conditions like in all parts of the coercive confinement network?
50 years ago a fierce debate erupted in the Church over "Humanae Vitae", which reiterated the church's ban on artificial contraception.
The Catholic Church continues to prioritise its own reputation over the welfare of vulnerable children.
Cardinal Raymond Burke says that Joe Biden should be denied Communion because he defends abortion rights.
A Texas bishop has backed a Wisconsin priest's claims that Democrats are going to hell due to the party's "godless platform".
A Catholic Archbishop said Black Lives Matter protests are an orchestrated campaign by "the children of darkness" against "the children of light".