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Vatican releases guidelines to help church fight human trafficking

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has created a set of pastoral guidelines to inspire and improve the church’s work in addressing the crime of...

Pope advances sainthood causes for 17 women

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of three women and recognized the martyrdom of 14 religious sisters who were killed during...

Pope Francis will visit Romania, often called ‘the garden of the...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis will make a three-day apostolic visit to Romania in late May, the Vatican announced. Accepting invitations from President Klaus Iohannis...

Vatican abuse summit will underline need to end cover-ups, official says

VATICAN CITY — The aim of Pope Francis’ February meeting on abuse and safeguarding is to clarify and underline what must and must not...

Hysterectomy can be morally licit in limited situations, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church teaches that sterilization is morally unacceptable, but a hysterectomy could be morally acceptable if the uterus could not...

Robots and AI: Papal academy decodes newest pro-life challenges

VATICAN CITY — Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world...

Pope Francis says God’s Christmas wish isn’t buying-frenzy, feast, but gift...

VATICAN CITY -- Christmas will not be authentic if people get caught up in a frenzy of shopping, presents and meals, all while ignoring...

Vietnam, Vatican agree to upgrade diplomatic relations in near future

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Delegations from the Vatican and from Vietnam reported continued progress in their discussions, including agreeing on "upgrading" relations with a...

Scapegoating migrants in political speeches is unacceptable, pope says

VATICAN CITY — In today’s climate of mistrust, rejection and nationalism, the world urgently needs peacemakers and politicians who protect and lovingly serve others,...

Ignoring reality of abuse, resisting responsibility must end, says Jesuit

VATICAN CITY — Anyone who still believes the abuse crisis is an “American” or “Western” problem must become properly informed, face reality and realize...

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