Vatican publishes handbook for bishops and religious superiors to guide response to abuse allegations
The handbook contain the most up-to-date norms and practices that bishops and superiors of religious orders should follow.
Pope Francis' brief words at the Sunday Angelus are the Vatican's first public response to the Turkish president's move to turn Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.
The Vatican was committed to discussing solutions to "mass migration and refugee movements, with the goal of preserving human lives and dignity, alleviating suffering and advancing an authentic and integral development."
A Vatican task force considering the issues concerning the world today is urging an end to arms production in favor of tackling the problems of human health, peace and security.
The late-evening statement signaled the Vatican’s wish to let the whole world know that it fundamentally disagrees with any annexation.