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Marriage and baptism are not bourgeois rites of passage. We need to make them easier

Fr Michael Kerper sheds light on some of the most nagging questions about Catholicism

Pope Francis baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel

Bishop Marcus Stock said he was concerned about the number of baptised Catholics who were not confirmed

Despite some mysterious statements in canon law, the truth is that nothing can ever erase one’s Baptism

The new figures have been revealed in the 2016 Vatican yearbook

Francis celebrated Mass to mark the feast day of Jesus’s baptism in the River Jordan

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The 29th Sunday of the Year Is 53:10-11; Heb 4:4-16; Mk 10:35-45 (Year B)

The beauty of the old rite of baptism is that it faces the reality of evil head-on