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Italian exorcist says more help needed for those who feel cursed,...

VATICAN CITY -- The Catholic Church, through its priests, deacons and lay experts, must do more to listen to, comfort and assist those who...

Holy Stairs in Vatican to be uncovered for public to climb

VATICAN CITY  — For the first time in 300 years, the marble steps of the Holy Stairs will be free from the thick wooden...

Religious persecution harms individuals, communities, official says

VATICAN CITY — Violating religious freedom harms not only the individuals being persecuted, it also damages communities and often opens the door to further...

Vatican decides to open secret archives relating to Pope Pius XII’s...

VATICAN CITY -- Declaring that the Catholic Church is unafraid of history, Pope Francis announced that documents in the Vatican Secret Archives relating to...

Caring for the ill should include spiritual assistance, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Taking care of those who are sick or struggling with illness requires taking care of the whole person -- including...

Pope encourages joint community service by rabbis, parish priests

VATICAN CITY — The fruitful friendship and dialogue between Jews and Christians must go beyond the world of experts and academia, Pope Francis said. “It...

Transparency of administration is critical for church to recover from abuse...

VATICAN CITY -- Transparent, reliable and respectful administration is critical for counteracting sinful behavior within the Catholic Church, said German Cardinal Reinhard Marx of...

Blaming homosexuality for abuse of minors is distraction, victims say

ROME — People must stop using homosexuals as scapegoats for the sexual abuse of children, two male survivors of abuse by priests told reporters. “To...

French police investigate sexual assault claim against Vatican nuncio

VATICAN CITY — Italian Archbishop Luigi Ventura, 74, a Vatican diplomat who once served in Canada, Chile and western Africa, is under investigation by...

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