Vatican

The kidnapping became an international scandal and contributed to the anti-clerical sentiment sweeping across Europe.
Christopher Bellitto April 20, 2018
John O'Malley's new book completes his trinity of works on church councils.
Ashley McKinless April 13, 2018
This week, we talk with Guy Consolmagno, S.J.—a Jesuit brother and director of the Vatican Observatory.
Ashley McKinless April 13, 2018
This week, we talk with Guy Consolmagno, S.J.—a Jesuit brother and director of the Vatican Observatory.
 Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 4. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell April 09, 2018
Francis' “modest goal” is “to re-propose the call to holiness in a practical way for our own time.”
 Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating Mass marking the feast of Divine Mercy in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
James Martin, S.J. April 09, 2018
“Rejoice and be glad!” is what Jesus said on the Sermon on the Mount. It’s also the title of Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation on holiness in everyday life.