VATICAN CITY (RNS) — ‘We talk about communicating with victims, but we really need to listen to them,’ said Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna in a Tuesday webinar.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The newly released video is the cardinal’s first public appearance since he was acquitted. In it he said that though prison was ‘an adventure I would not have chosen,’ he had ‘survived it.’
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The steep drop in revenue because of the pandemic adds pressure to Francis’ attempts to reform Vatican finances.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — ‘When I look at my sisters, I don’t see superwomen. I see women of great faith, of great compassion, generosity and determination, but also very vulnerable women.’
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The pope praised ‘the difficult and sometimes heroic service’ of medical personnel and priests during the COVID-19 pandemic but expressed sharp criticism for the behavior of those priests who defied safety measures.
(RNS) — From promoting environmental studies in schools and universities to eliminating pesticide use at the Vatican, the new document offers an ambitious plan to encourage sustainability around the world.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Since becoming pope, Francis has tried to reform the Catholic Church with a series of broad gestures and systematic, long-term changes.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — 'To see barricades around the White House is something I never experienced in all the years I lived in Washington. I don't find that acceptable. I think it's a terrible image for the United States to have,' said Cardinal Kevin Farrell, amid anti-racist vigils and protests this weekend in Rome.
(RNS) — The artist said his inspiration stemmed from seeing many people in Milan being forced to live on the streets due to the economic consequences of the pandemic.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis addressed the outrage caused by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police: ‘(W)e cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form.’
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — To faithful in the United States, this message comes at a time of deep fracture and division as riots and protests continue following the death of George Floyd on Monday (May 25).
(RNS) — Faithful from five continents will join in prayers for the intercession of Mary for the end of the pandemic, emphasizing the global reach of the church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Following in Pope Francis’ footsteps, an Italian archbishop invited Catholics to look at gays and lesbians ‘as God looks at them.’
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Tranquil on its surface, as COVID-19 has shut down nearly all activity in its churches, museums and offices, the Vatican has nonetheless been quietly dealing with its troubled finances during the pandemic.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Once again, the Vatican issued a statement reinforcing its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after the recently installed government of Israel announced plans to vote for the annexation of the West Bank territory.