When people wave at members of the pop band Siervas as they drive through the city, the nuns in the musical group know they’ve arrived on the world stage.
The sexual abuse of children by those who have vowed to serve Christ and the Church is a horrendous monstrosity that represents “a diabolical sacrifice” of innocent, defenseless lives, Pope Francis said.
After a handful of public challenges to Pope Francis’ teaching and authority, the members of the pope’s international Council of Cardinals began their February meeting expressing their “full support” for his work.
The Diocese of Coimbra concluded its phase of the sainthood cause of Carmelite Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who saw Our Lady of Fatima in 1917.
Without commenting on the authenticity of alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Pope Francis has appointed a Polish archbishop to study the pastoral needs of the townspeople and the thousands of pilgrims who flock to the town each year.
To offer clearly and accurately the Catholic Church’s positions on abortion, contraception, genetic engineering, fertility treatments, vaccines, frozen embryos and other life issues, the Vatican released an expanded and updated guide of the Church’s bioethical teachings.
As President Donald Trump was being sworn in, Pope Francis told an interviewer it would be “reckless” to pass judgment on the new president before he had a chance to do anything.
In the introduction to “Aggiornamento on the Hill of Janus: The American College in Rome, 1955-1979,” Msgr. Stephen M. DiGiovanni warns readers that his book will be most easily understood by students and alumni of the Pontifical North American College.
I arrived in Cuba Dec. 18, two years and a day after the U.S. and Cuba reestablished diplomatic relations and less than a month after Fidel Castro’s death.
Cuba has been in the news during the past several years, as relations with the United States have opened up more opportunities for travel there.