Cardinal Pell Found Guilty of Sex Abuse

In one of the most closely watched trials in modern Catholic Church history, Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Church official to stand trial for sexual abuse, was found guilty on Tuesday by a Melbourne Court.

New Body to Oversee Global Charismatic Renewal Activities

At the request of Pope Francis, the Vatican has established a new body to oversee the global Catholic Charismatic Renewal, which launched Dec. 8, creating a single group in Rome for a movement almost defined by its lack of most official structures.

Marking Feast Day, Pope Asks Mary’s Care of Families Seeking Refuge

In the heart of Rome, near streets of fancy shops already blinged out for Christmas shopping, Pope Francis prayed for Romans struggling to survive and for families in the city and around the world who face the same lack of welcome that Mary and Joseph experienced.