In response to question on same-sex unions, Cardinal Farrell says no one can be excluded from the love of the church
While the Catholic Church cannot bless unions that are not sacramental marriages, the church will always welcome and accompany everyone, no matter their situation in life, said the prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.
Pope Francis has named Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, a member of the Congregation for Bishops, the office that advises the pope on the nomination of bishops around the world.
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.