VATICAN CITY (AP) — Emanuela Orlandi's disappearance is one of Italy's most enduring mysteries, and the opening of the tombs at her family's request was the latest search for possible leads to fail.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Monday he has decided to open up the Vatican archives on World War II-era Pope Pius XII, who has been criticized by Jews of staying silent on the Holocaust.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — His plea Tuesday for stronger bonds among peoples came as nationalism and a suspicion of migrants are gaining traction across much of the globe.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Holy See's announcement about McCarrick said that Pope Francis was taking action by isolating McCarrick and ordering penance even before 'accusations made against him are examined in a regular canonical trial.'
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday gave the church 14 new cardinals, exhorting them to resist temptations toward vanity and to stay on mission, which he specified means serving the needy instead of their own interests.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday accepted the resignations of two more Chilean bishops, the latest fallout from a sex abuse scandal whose scope and gravity were initially underestimated by the pontiff.
GENEVA (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Christians to work together to further peace and justice in the world and resist the temptation to use religious differences as excuses ...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Men who were sexually abused by a priest in Chile described the private talks they've had so far with Pope Francis at the Vatican as very helpful and respectful Sunday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — After Mass, the pope lunched with some 1,500 poor people from Italy, Poland, France and elsewhere as the Catholic Church marked its first World Day of the Poor, an event created by Francis to draw attention to those living on the margins of society.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The comments came as U.S. lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have been debating how to overhaul the nation's health insurance laws.
(AP) — Italy has relied mostly on arresting and deporting suspected extremists to try to keep the country safe from terrorism. But the Italian government has come to embrace prevention, too, especially in the prisons it doesn't want to become training grounds for potential extremists.