Pope Francis on Sunday compared the sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice as he addressed the Catholic Church.
24 Feb 2019 5:09 PM
Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up.
23 Feb 2019 4:34 PM
Gucci forced to pull back 'blackface sweater' from stores after complaints.
07 Feb 2019 5:17 PM
Pope Francis admitted on Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church.
06 Feb 2019 10:04 AM
Those who fought in the trenches of World War One lived through an unimaginable hell, French President Emmanuel said.
11 Nov 2018 7:04 PM
Most of those hurt, one seriously, suffered leg injuries after getting entangled in the escalator's mangled mechanics, Italian media added.
24 Oct 2018 10:25 AM
The UN aims to achieve a Zero Hunger world by 2030, but faces three obstacles: conflicts, climate change and an economic slowdown.
16 Oct 2018 5:59 PM
His comments departed from the prepared text for his homily delivered during his weekly audience on Saint Peter's Square.
10 Oct 2018 3:23 PM
A Vatican source and a Chinese priest said Holy See could win concessions by year end, though details of any agreement would be classified.
29 Sep 2018 11:56 AM
Pope Francis added that ignoring a child who showed homosexual tendencies was an 'error of fatherhood or motherhood'.
28 Aug 2018 11:19 AM
'Pope Francis knew from at least June 23, 2013, that McCarrick was a serial predator. He knew that he was corrupt,' wrote Vigano.
27 Aug 2018 8:40 AM
Pope begged forgiveness for pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in any effort to root out abuse and cover-up.
20 Aug 2018 5:17 PM
Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported.
19 Aug 2018 7:08 PM
The disaster occurred on highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday.
14 Aug 2018 6:29 PM
Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.
12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM
Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing into the sky at the scene of the crash.
06 Aug 2018 6:56 PM
The incident occurred when the train hit a large truck that had stopped on a level crossing, causing three carriages to come off the rails.
24 May 2018 2:15 PM
Pope Francis blamed lack of “truthful and balanced information” for misjudging the case of Bishop Juan Barros and Rev Fernando Karadima.
12 Apr 2018 2:44 PM
The result could leave Italy with a hung Parliament and difficult coalition talks lie ahead for parties vying to form the next government.
06 Mar 2018 12:42 PM
‘The aim of the blasphemy laws is crush people who believe differently.’
25 Feb 2018 4:17 PM