Called the Sacred Roman and Universal Inquisition when it was instituted in 1542, the congregation was initially a tribunal exclusively for cases of heresy and schism.
The Catholic physician and researcher Jerome Lejeune devoted his life to protecting unborn children with Down syndrome from so-called “therapeutic abortion.”
Pope Francis pledged Vatican City State would achieve net-zero carbon emissions before the year 2050 and urged everyone in the world to be part of a new culture.
Pope Francis celebrates start of Advent with new cardinals, warning against indifference and mediocrity
Pope Francis said the two key phrases for the Advent season were God's closeness and people's vigilance against indifference and mediocrity
As Covid-19-related deaths in Italy reached their highest daily level since early May, the Vatican decided it will once again close its museums to the public.
Cardinal Parolin: Every pope, from St. Paul VI to Pope Francis, has tried to resolve what Pope Benedict described as a difficult situation in China.