Anne Soupa being interviewed on the porch of the Église de la Madeleine. Photograph: Lara Marlowe

A frail-looking grandmother of eight from Lyon led dozens of French women this week in the founding act of Toutes Apôtres, All-Women Apostles. The gro(...)

Dr Bridget Mary Meehan (4th from right) presided over a religious service in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Facebook

An Irish-born member of a breakaway Catholic group which welcomes female and lesbian priests presided over a religious service in Dublin on Sunday. D(...)

The Sacred Hour [First version] (1907) by Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler. The image replaced one depicting Man Ray’s Venus Restored on the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture  after an outcry. Photograph via Pontifical Council for Culture’s website

The Vatican has removed the controversial Venus Restored (1936) by Surrealist artist Man Ray from the website of its Pontifical Council for Culture. T(...)