June 14, 2017
The Vatican has released an online questionnaire to better understand the lives, attitudes and concerns of 16-to 29-year-olds around the world.
Politics & Society News
June 13, 2017
People cannot sit back and be indifferent or unresponsive to growing poverty in the world as a privileged minority accumulates "ostentatious wealth," Pope Francis said.
June 09, 2017
"Women are fully entitled to actively take part in all settings, and their rights must be affirmed and protected," the pope said.
May 31, 2017
The Catacombs of St. Domitilla are believed to be the world's oldest existing Christian cemetery and are among the largest in Italy with a total of some 150,000 burial spots.
May 25, 2017
Cardinal-designate Anders Arborelius of Stockholm is Sweden's only Catholic bishop and the first native Swede to hold the post since the Protestant Reformation in the 1500s.
God is no warlord claiming victory with enemies' blood, pope says at audience after meeting with Trump
May 24, 2017
"God does not like to be loved the way a warlord would like, dragging his people to victory, debasing them in the blood of his enemies."
May 23, 2017
The devil would like to see a church that never takes any risks, never speaks out with the truth and just settles on being wishy-washy, comfortable and business-savvy, Pope Francis said.
May 08, 2017
Be ready with the spiritual weapon of faith because the biggest battle facing the Swiss Guard today is fighting the devil and worldly vices, Pope Francis told the guard's members.
May 04, 2017
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of Father Casey, five religious, four laypeople and two cardinals, including Vietnamese Cardinal Francois Nguyen Van Thuan.
April 29, 2017
The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis said on his final day in Egypt.