VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Monday condemned the “barbaric resurgence” of anti-Semitism around the world, linking it to the rise of populism. Next…View More Pope condemns 'barbaric resurgence' of anti-Semitism
ROME (REUTERS) – A visibly indignant Pope Francis had to pull himself away from a woman in a crowd in St Peter’s Square on Tuesday…View More Disgruntled Pope Francis pulls himself free from woman's grasp
The Pope has prayed for a softening of “stony and self-centred hearts” to help end injustice in the world, in his Christmas Day message. From…View More Pope urges softening of ‘self-centred hearts’
Pope Francis has ushered in Christmas by saying God loves everyone – “even the worst of us”. He was speaking to thousands of people during…View More Pope: God loves "even the worst of us"
VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints saw a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world this…View More Vatican tribunal now overwhelmed by clergy abuse cases
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Pope Francis condemned on Thursday the exploitation of women and children for prostitution in Thailand, which is notorious for its sex tourism,…View More In Thailand, Pope condemns exploitation of women, children for sex
In mid-October, while the Catholic Church’s internal debates were reaching another crescendo at a synod for the Amazon region held in Rome, I sat down…View More Opinion | Cardinal Burke: ‘I’m Called the Enemy of the Pope, Which I Am Not’
Pope Francis denied ‘physical resurrection of Christ’, says Italian friend as Catholics demand Vatican denounces the ‘heretical’ claim Journalist Eugenio Scalfari, 95, has made the…View More Pope Francis denied 'bodily resurrection of Christ', says friend
Catholic bishops from around the world will meet in Rome on Sunday to discuss the future of the Church in the Amazon. Over the next…View More Could the Pope say ‘yes’ to married priests?
Pope Francis drew huge crowds during his three-nation visit to Africa, reflecting the growth of the Roman Catholic Church on the continent. This was his…View More How ‘rock star’ Pope wowed Africa
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was a relative outsider when he was chosen to succeed Benedict XVI in 2013. Pope Francis, as he became, is the…View More Profile: Pope Francis
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the…View More In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region
A former US slave who became the first African-American to become a Catholic priest, is now one step closer toward sainthood. Pope Francis made Father…View More Pope recognises US slave who became priest
Pope Francis has beatified seven bishops who were jailed and tortured during Communist rule in Romania. At a ceremony in the town of Blaj on…View More Pope beatifies seven bishops in Romania