Just over a year ago the Argentinian Jesuit Jorge Mario Bellagio was elected Pope, and it has been a good year for the Roman Catholic Church.
An independent review into the Catholic Church's safeguarding and handling of abuse is to speak to victims in an attempt to create a policy of "no abuse and no cover up".
What does a Catholic priest do upon relinquishing the trappings of parish ministry and retiring after 50 years' service?
ON Tuesday, in one of the Scottish Parliament's genuinely historic moments, MSPs will vote on whether this country becomes the 17th in the world to legalise same- sex marriage.
Sunday night in late January, a coal-black sky and brutal chill in Ayrshire, as the faithful gather.