VATICAN CITY (RNS) — ‘We never emerge from a crisis just as we were. We come out either better or worse,’ Pope Francis said in a video message to the United Nations September 25.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The day after resigning, Cardinal Angelo Becciu defended himself from accusations that he had mismanaged funds, saying during an impromptu press conference that he remains a ‘faithful servant’ of the pope.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Becciu as the head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints, along with the rights of his cardinal’s title, on Thursday (Sept. 24).
(RNS) — A restatement of church teaching comes soon after an archbishop suggested priests might comfort those who turn to assisted suicide.
(RNS) — The conservative Catholic news website Church Militant used the image, which it said ‘profanes the Pieta’ to criticize the head of the agency that posted it, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia.
CATANIA, Italy (RNS) — Since the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis began, lay associations have been the Achilles’ heel of its efforts to protect children.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — For the pope and Vatican athletes, sports are a source of joy and community. The Vatican’s team recently organized a fundraiser for Italian hospitals fighting COVID-19.
VATICAN CTY (RNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic saw a ‘large reduction’ in the realm of missionary work, aggravating an ongoing decline in the number of vocations and priests seeking to become missionaries.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Rev. Michel Mulloy, who was set to become the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Duluth, Minnesota, this fall.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — While some people spent the monthslong lockdowns making bread, knitting or watching Netflix, Francis seems to have pondered a plan for a new economic model.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Standing beside a waving Lebanese flag, Pope Francis paid homage to the troubled population of Beirut on Wednesday (Sept. 2) and implored its residents to ‘take courage’ as they begin the reconstruction of their city.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — 'We are running out of time,' the pope said in a message on the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation (Sept. 1).
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Throughout Europe, countries recorded a worrying spike in domestic violence, just as ‘corona divorces’ grow in Japan and China after months of lockdown, with many women citing domestic violence as the main cause.
(RNS) — The home, called The Coast of Limay, has been described as the first permanent residence in the world dedicated to vulnerable transsexual people.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A Catholic priest was found dead near his car Aug. 7 in El Salvador, the most recent in a pattern of clergy killings in the country over the past 50 years.