News from Europe

Remembering L'Arche founder Jean Vanier who dies at 90

He was founder of a community all over the world with about 150 centres which supports people with disabilities.

Pope Francis greets the peoples of Romania ahead of Apostolic Journey - Video!

He says he is coming to the country as a pilgrim - the Holy Father is also visiting the great yearly pilgrimage at Csíksomlyó

France: As many practicing Muslims as Catholics among 18-29 year-olds

As Catholicism has diminished in France, other religions like Islam have stepped in to take its place

Classical composers most recognised in the UK are ‘white male titans’

Royal Albert Hall artistic director: We need more female and ethnic minority composers in British classical music

Two Scandinavian journalists explain how Europe could fall to Islam

Western culture, which was founded on Christian principles, has become suicidal - Watch video

Talks on the 'Hungary Helps Programme' held in Rome

The Vatican and the Italian Government are open to cooperating with Hungary in providig humanitarian aid.

Pope Francis: prenatal diagnosis is no excuse for abortion

Pope addressing conference in the Vatican entitled “Yes to Life! - Caring for the precious gift of life in its frailness”

Pope Francis announces theme of next World Meeting of Families

“Family love: a vocation and a path to holiness” is the theme chosen by Pope Francis for the next World Meeting

Pope Francis prays for Chinese Catholics

At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis led the faithful in prayer for the Church in China

Belgian Pride Parade draws more than 100 000 people to Brussels

Brussels is a city that always embraces its annual LGBTQ Pride celebrations.