Pope Francis welcomes Catechumens in Saint Peter’s Basilica

On 23 November Pope Francis presided over a gathering of Catechumens in Saint Peter’s Basilica, in one of the final events of the Year of Faith. At the beginning of the gathering, the Holy Father welcomed some 35 men and women by presiding over the Rite of Acceptance...

Faith testimonies of ‘Catholics-to-be’ provide unique insight into why people join the Church

  Several thousand people across England and Wales took a step towards joining the Catholic Church during the first weekend of Lent at the Rite of Election. A number have shared their faith testimony on the website of the Bishops of England and Wales. Tony, 25,...