Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed a special commission to examine the role of female deacons in the Church, in a potentially historic opening on the possibility of women joining the clergy.
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Pope Francis on Monday named a former Fox News correspondent to head up the Vatican press office and appointed the tiny state’s first-ever female deputy spokesperson.
Former Pope Benedict says in his memoirs that no one pressured him to resign but alleges that a “gay lobby” in the Vatican had tried to influence decisions, a leading Italian daily reported on Friday.
Pope Benedict resigned following a turbulent papacy that included the so-call “Vatileaks” case.
Pope Francis has said the “great majority” of Catholic marriages being celebrated today are invalid because couples do not fully realise it is a lifetime commitment, drawing sharp criticism from Churc
Pope Francis has decried the pursuit for perfect bodies, saying it leads to society hiding away the disabled to avoid offending sensibilities of what he terms “the privileged few”.
Catholic bishops guilty of negligence in respect to child abuse cases can now be dismissed from office, Pope Francis said on Saturday in a move hiking pressure on the Church’s hierarchy.
Pope Francis on Saturday clutched the life-jacket of a drowned girl as he met with children whose parents died during deadly boat crossings, at the end of a week of major tragedies in the Mediterranea
Pope Francis came under fire on Friday after meeting Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the Lyon archbishop who is suspected of covering up for a paedophile priest in a scandal that has rocked the Church in