Vatican

Asia Bibi's husband and her daughter Eisham arrive in the Vatican prior to a private meeting with Pope Francis. (Credit: Vatican News)
Gerard O’Connell February 24, 2018
The pope said Rebecca Bitrus and Asia Bibi are models for a society that today has ever more fear of suffering.
The judge resigned his position on the Vatican tribunal.
David Gibson February 21, 2018
Francis may well rank among the most consequential popes in the long and colorful history of the papacy.
Gerard O’Connell February 17, 2018
Pope Francis has appointed 16 members (eight men and eight women) to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
People pray during morning Mass Jan. 30 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing. (CNS photo/Roman Pilipey, EPA)
Drew Christiansen, S.J. February 12, 2018
Western journalists have been too easily swayed by misleading accounts circulated by those opposed to an entente.
Gerard O’Connell February 07, 2018
This makes one hope for a world in which conflicts are resolved peacefully through dialogue and mutual respect, as sport also teaches.