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In letters to German cardinal, retired pope defends way he stepped...

VATICAN CITY — Retired Pope Benedict XVI expressed his displeasure with the way a German cardinal publicly criticized his stepping down as pontiff, and...

The meaning of life is love, pope says

VATICAN CITY  -- Today, more than ever, the world needs a revolution of tenderness, Pope Francis said. "Far from being reduced to sentimentalism, tenderness is...

Update way priests are chosen, accompanied, pope tells new bishops

VATICAN CITY — The best way to help the Catholic Church, Pope Francis told new bishops, is not by pointing fingers and creating scapegoats,...

Pope Francis to convene meeting of top bishops to discuss abuse...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is calling the presidents of every Catholic bishops' conference in the world to Rome Feb. 21-24 to discuss the...

Satan is attacking bishops; they must fight with prayer, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Bishops must remember, particularly when under attack, that their role is to pray, be humble in knowing God chose them and...

Cardinal O’Malley: ‘Voice of survivors crucial to understanding’

VATICAN CITY -- Responding quickly and appropriately to the problem of abuse must be a priority for the Catholic Church, said Cardinal Sean P....

Shining a light on St. Paul: Archaeological site renovated

VATICAN CITY — Turning an archaeological discovery into an appealing, informative site for tourists takes more than just digging interesting remains and ruins out...

Why the church law forbids violating the seal of confession

VATICAN CITY — The seal of confession is so important and sacred that a priest would be automatically excommunicated under canon law for directly...

After investigation, Pope Francis accepts resignation of Bishop Pineda

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After an investigation into alleged irregularities in the Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of 57-year-old Auxiliary...

Dark to light: Buried under scaffolding, Holy Stairs set for resurrection

VATICAN CITY -- With large sheets of plain plywood blocking public access to the Holy Stairs, one woman lovingly touched a large color photograph...

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