Nicaragua releases 12 jailed Catholic priests and sends them to Rome after agreement with the Vatican
Bishop Rolando Álvarez was not among the names of the priests listed. Álvarez was convicted of conspiracy and sentenced in February to 26 years in prison.
Pope Francis is short of breath, says he’s still feeling effects of anesthesia 2 weeks after surgery
Pope Francis says he's still feeling the effects of anesthesia from abdominal surgery two weeks ago and that his breathing ‘isn't good.’
In their quest to eliminate any threat to their operations drug cartels have killed journalists, environmental activists and priests, in addition to any average citizens caught in their way.
Pope Francis will travel to Portugal for World Youth Day in the first week of August and include a stop at the popular Marian shrine in Fatima, the Vatican confirmed.
The district court in Munich handed down its verdict in the case of the Rev. Joerg Alt after he participated in a road blockade in the Bavarian capital on Oct. 28.
Germany's Catholic bishops and lay representatives agreed to call for the church in Germany to approve blessings of same-sex unions, despite Vatican statements.
Students at a Catholic high school in Philadelphia are now "no longer members of the school community" after posting a video in which one of them is in blackface.
Authorities say Sunday's bombing in Kasindi, a town in North Kivu province, killed at least 14 people and injured more than 60.
Frank Pavone, the head of Priests for Life, has been laicized by the Vatican for his social media posts and disobedience to his bishop.
A Catholic priest who gained national fame as an activist has been asked to step away from his ministry while allegations that he sexually abused a minor decades ago are investigated.