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The document says it is ‘not essential’ that a woman should have ‘kept her body in perfect continence’

The guidelines say it may be possible to admit couples in irregular unions to Holy Communion

New Superior General for SSPX

The surprise election of Fr Davide Pagliarani raises questions over whether the society will reconcile with Rome

Fr Andrzej Komorowski will serve a six-year term as head of the traditional fraternity

The bishopric has been sede vacante for three years

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon is the first to hold the new role

Alina Dulgheriu needs to raise £50,000 to fight Ealing Council’s ban

The Bishop of Würzburg’s invitation goes well beyond previous statements from German bishops

Journalist Paolo Ruffini succeeds Mgr Dario Viganò in the Dicastery for Communication

Consecrated virgins vow to live in perpetual chastity, but ‘in the world’ rather than in a convent